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Pedicularis kariensis Bonati


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, 7--8 cm tall. Roots clavate, very elongated. Stems flexuous, stout, angled, woolly, branched. Basal leaves withering early. Stem leaves few, alternate; petiole ca. 1 mm, villous; leaf blade ovate-oblong, 2.5--3 X ca. 1.5 cm, 2-pinnatipartite; segments 3 or 4 pairs, alternate, incised-dentate. Inflorescences capitate, axillary. Pedicel 1--2 mm. Calyx cylindric, shallowly cleft anteriorly, membranous; lobes 5, 3--4 mm, unequal, posterior one sublinear and entire, lateral lobes flabellate, deeply serrate. Corolla deep rose, ca. 2.5 cm; tube curved, 1.5--1.7 cm, expanded apically, externally glabrous; galea falcate, marginally 1-toothed on each side, glabrous abaxially; beak straight; lower lip ca. 2 X 2.5 cm, ciliate. Filaments long pubescent. Fl. Aug, fr. Sep.

* Open moist stony pastures; 3900--4100 m. NW Yunnan.


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