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Ancylostemon rhombifolius K. Y. Pan


Description from Flora of China

Petiole to 1 cm, rust-brown villous; leaf blade rhombic to rhombic-ovate, 1.5-3 X 1.2-1.8 cm, adaxially densely gray pubescent, abaxially puberulent, rust-brown villous along veins, base broadly cuneate to rounded, margin shallowly crenate to denticulate; lateral veins 2 or 3 on each side of midrib, inconspicuous. Peduncle 3.5-4 cm, rust-brown villous and puberulent; bracts oblong lanceolate, 3-3.5 X ca. 1 mm, rust-brown villous. Calyx ca. 4 mm, 5-lobed from below middle to 5-sect from near base; lobes ovate-lanceolate, ca. 2.2 mm, outside rust-brown villous, margin entire. Corolla yellow, ca. 2.1 cm; limb slightly 2-lipped, all lobes subequal, oblong, ca. 4 X 2.8 mm. Stamens included, 3.5-5 mm; filaments glabrous; staminode ca. 1 mm. Disc ca. 1.5 mm, 5-lobed. Pistil ca. 1.3 cm, glabrous. Capsule ca. 2.5 cm. Fl. Jul.

* Rocks near roads; ca. 2700 m. Sichuan (Meigu Xian).


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