All Floras      Advanced Search
FOC Vol. 7 Page 296, 298, 364 Login | eFloras Home | Help
FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 7 | Papaveraceae | Corydalis

30. Corydalis sect. Pubicaules C. Y. Wu & H. Chuang, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 13: 369. 1991.

毛茎紫堇组 mao jing zi jin zu

Herbs, biennial (to perennial). Stems leafy and branched throughout, not tapering to base. Root in Corydalis pubicaulis with lateral storage roots to 1 cm in diam. Leaves all clearly stalked; basal leaf rosette withered at anthesis; petiole with distinct vaginae or auricles at base. Lower bracts leaflike, distant from upper. Flowers red, purple, or blue, rarely "creamy greenish." Pedicel long, slender, arcuate in fruit. Capsule oblong, not forming angle with pedicel.

● Three species: China.

1 Crest very narrow or absent; stems pubescent, especially below; racemes 4-10-flowered; stigma cleft to 1/2; prominent fleshy lateral storage roots present.   187 C. pubicaulis
+ Outer petals crested; stems glabrous; racemes 10-15-flowered; stigma not or slightly cleft   (2)
2 (1) Stems ascending, long and slender; petioles 4-14 cm, bases with rounded erose-dentate auricles; crest of upper petal to 1 mm wide.   186 C. auriculata
+ Stems suberect; petioles 3-6 cm; crest of upper petal 1-2 mm wide.   185 C. smithiana

Lower Taxa


Flora of China @
Browse by
Advanced Search

Flora of China Home




 |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |