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Boeica fulva Clarke


Description from Flora of China

Herbs. Stems to at least 15 cm, woolly, glabrescent. Petiole 0.6-6.5 cm, woolly; leaf blade lanceolate-elliptic to oblanceolate, 10-17 X 4.5-6.5 cm, adaxially woolly, glabrescent, abaxially densely woolly, base narrowly cuneate to rounded, margin irregularly shallowly denticulate, apex acute to acuminate; lateral veins 11-16 on each side of midrib. Cymes many flowered; peduncle 10-15 cm, woolly, glabrescent; bracts 2, linear, 1-5 mm. Pedicel 0.4-1 mm. Calyx segments narrowly triangular to linear-lanceolate, 1-2.5 mm, outside puberulent to woolly, margin entire. Corolla purple, ca. 4 mm; tube not swollen. Filaments ca. 1.5 mm. Ovary conical, ca. 1.5 mm, puberulent. Style unappendaged, 1-1.5 mm, glabrous. Capsule 7-10 mm.

Montane regions; 1300-1400 m. SE Xizang (Zayü Xian) [Bhutan, NE India].


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