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Pedicularis muscicola Maxim.


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, pubescent, drying black. Stems cespitose, usually densely tufted, central stems erect, outer stems usually flexuous, ascending or procumbent, to 25 cm. Leaves alternate; petiole to 1.5 cm, sparsely villous; leaf blade elliptic to lanceolate, to 5 cm, abaxially subglabrous, adaxially sparsely pubescent, densely ciliolate along midvein, pinnatisect; segments 4--9 pairs, ovate to lanceolate, spinescent-double dentate. Pedicel to 1.5 cm, densely white villous to subglabrous. Calyx cylindric, to 1.1 cm, slightly cleft anteriorly, villous along veins; lobes 5, ± equal. Corolla rose; tube 4--7.5 cm, pubescent; galea twisted; beak S-shaped, ca. 1 cm, slender; lower lip ca. 2 X 2 cm. Filaments glabrous. Capsule enclosed by calyx, compressed, ovoid, ca. 1 cm X 7 mm. Fl. May--Jul, fr. Aug.

* Shaded damp places in Picea forests, under shrubs, near water in valleys; 1700--2700 m. Gansu, Hebei, W Hubei, Nei Mongol, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shanxi.


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