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Melampyrum klebelsbergianum Soo


Description from Flora of China

Chingyungia scutellarioidea T. M. Ai; M. henryanum Soó, p.p.

Annuals, 20-60 cm tall. Stems erect, quadrangular, branched, pubescent along 2 lines. Petiole ca. 5 mm; leaf blade lanceolate, rarely ovate-lanceolate or linear-lanceolate, 2-5 X ca. 1.5 cm, scabrous, apex acuminate to an obtuse tip. Flowers starting from 5th to 9th node of stem; bracts linear-lanceolate, margin often entire but basally sometimes with 1 or 2 short to rarely long teeth, apex obtuse. Calyx 4-5 mm; lobes lanceolate, ciliate, puberulent on veins. Corolla purple-red to red, with white sides, 1.2-1.6 cm; tube ca. 2 X as long as limb; galea densely barbate inside. Capsule ovoid-conical, 8-10 mm, scabrous, apex truncate to oblique. Seeds black, 2.5-3 mm. Fl. Jun-Aug.

* Grassy slopes, forests; 1200-3400 m. Guizhou (Guiding Xian), S Sichuan, NW Yunnan.


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