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Pedicularis rigidiformis Bonati


Description from Flora of China

Stems tall, villous, few branched; branches erect, short, or barely spreading. Leaves in whorls of 4, mostly pubescent; petiole 5--10 mm, winged; basal leaves scalelike; stem leaves ovate, 1.5--2 X ca. 1 cm, pinnatisect; segments linear, crenate. Inflorescences spicate, elongated, interrupted; flowers in whorls of 4, sessile; bracts leaflike, mostly pubescent. Calyx ca. 5 mm, villous; lobes 5, lanceolate, ciliate. Corolla tube cylindric, glabrous, slightly curved basally; galea bent at a right angle with a marginal tooth on each side; beak filiform; lower lip glabrous, middle lobe projecting, 2-cleft, serrulate, lateral lobes ovate-oblong, margin entire. 2 filaments villous, 2 glabrous. Capsule barely exceeding calyx. Seeds black, ca. 1 mm.

* Guizhou.


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