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Pedicularis filiculiformis Tsoong


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, ca. 12 cm tall, glabrous, drying black. Roots numerous, fleshy. Stems 1 to several, with dense, lanceolate, membranous scales at base. Leaves mostly basal; petiole to 4 cm, glabrous; leaf blade oblong, 1.5--3 cm X 5--11 mm, abaxially white scurfy, adaxially glabrous, pinnatisect; segments 6--13 pairs, oblong, margin double dentate. Stem leaves 3 or 4, shorter petiolate and smaller than basal leaves. Inflorescences racemose, to more than 6 cm, ca. 10-flowered, centrifugal; bracts leaflike. Calyx ca. 7 mm; lobes 5, unequal. Corolla red, with deep red galea and yellowish white throat, 2--2.2 cm; tube erect, bent at a right angle apically, 1.4--1.5 cm; beak ca. 4 mm, slightly 2-cleft apically; lower lip ca. 9 X 9 mm. Anterior filament pair pubescent. Fl. Jul, fr. Aug.

Shaded or damp places, rocky hillsides; ca. 4700 m. SE Xizang [Bhutan]


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