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Pedicularis praeruptorum Bonati


Description from Flora of China

Pedicularis aphyllocaulis Handel-Mazzetti.

Herbs perennial, (4--)10(--19) cm tall, drying black. Roots fascicled, fusiform. Stems erect, densely glandular pubescent. Leaves almost all basal; petiole 1--6.5 cm; leaf blade lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, 1--6 cm, abaxially white pubescent along veins, adaxially glabrous, pinnatipartite to pinnatisect; segments 7--14 pairs, ovate to lanceolate, pinnatifid or double dentate. Inflorescences short racemose; bracts leaflike. Pedicel 2--6 mm, densely pubescent. Calyx to 8 mm, 1/3--1/2 cleft anteriorly, with long hairs along midvein; lobes 5, unequal, posterior lobe smallest, ± entire, others dentate. Corolla purple, ca. 1.6 cm; tube ca. 9 mm, glabrous; galea bent at a right angle apically, densely minutely pubescent; beak straight or bent slightly downward, 4--5 mm; lower lip 8--10 mm X 1.2--1.5 cm, ciliate. Filaments densely pubescent. Fl. Jun--Aug, fr. Sep--Oct.

* On rocks, alpine meadows; 3600--4200 m. NW Yunnan.


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