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Pedicularis limprichtiana Hand.-Mazz.


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, 8--20 cm tall. Stems 1 to several, central stem erect, outer stems usually procumbent to ascending, longer, often long branched, white pubescent. Leaves alternate or sometimes proximal ones opposite; petiole 3--8 mm, pubescent; leaf blade oblong, 1.5--5 cm X 4--8 mm, abaxially densely pubescent along veins, adaxially sparsely pubescent, pinnatipartite; segments 8--12 pairs, oblong, incised-dentate. Inflorescences subcapitate, remotely axillary; bracts leaflike. Pedicel ca. 8 mm, slender. Calyx tube ca. 8 mm, more than 1/2 cleft anteriorly; lobes (3 or)5, leaflike. Corolla rose, glabrous; tube ca. 1.5 cm, expanded apically; galea ca. 5 mm, 40-angle curved, lacking marginal teeth; beak bent downward, filiform, ca. 4 mm; lower lip ca. 8 mm X 1.5 cm, sparsely ciliate, middle lobe apex emarginate. Filaments glabrous. Capsule narrowly ovoid, ca. as long as calyx, apex acuminate. Fl. Aug--Sep, fr. Sep--Oct.

* Stony meadows, margins of bamboo groves; 2100--3400 m. SW Sichuan, NE Yunnan.


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