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Pedicularis micrantha Li


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, ca. 20 cm tall, glabrous. Roots filiform. Stems single, erect, unbranched, rigid. Basal leaves numerous; petiole 7(--15) cm, slender; leaf blade oblong-ovate, 6--7.5 X 2--2.7 cm, pinnatifid; segments 6--8 pairs, ovate, crenate-pinnatifid, dentate. Stem leaves 1 or 2, alternate, widely spaced, similar to basal leaves but smaller. Inflorescences short racemose, less than 3 cm, lax basally, many flowered; bracts leaflike, shorter than flowers. Pedicel erect, ca. 3 mm. Calyx ca. 7 mm, sparsely pubescent, slightly cleft anteriorly; lobes 5, unequal. Corolla pink, barely 1.2 cm; tube erect, slightly longer than calyx, expanded apically; galea falcate; beak straight or bent slightly downward, linear, to 5 mm; lower lip ca. as long as galea, ciliate. Filaments long pubescent apically. Fl. Jul, fr. Aug.

* Thicket margins; ca. 3100 m. W Yunnan.


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