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16. Paraboea tribracteata D. Fang & W. Y. Rao in D. Fang, D. H. Qin, W. Y. Rao, & L. Zeng, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 33: 607. 1995.

三苞蛛毛苣苔 san bao zhu mao ju tai

Description from Flora of China

Herbs, stemless. Leaves basal, sessile; leaf blade narrowly oblanceolate, 9-13.5 X 1.7-2.4 cm, adaxially cobwebby-woolly, glabrescent, abaxially densely grayish woolly, base attenuate, margin serrulate, apex acute; lateral veins 3-4 on each side of midrib. Cymes axillary; peduncle 12-14 cm, glabrous, rarely tomentose near base; bracts 3, ovate, 6-7 X 2.2-3 mm, outside glabrous. Pedicel 4-10 mm. Calyx 5-sect from base; segments lanceolate to oblong, 3-4 X ca. 1.2 mm, outside glabrous. Corolla red, ca. 9 mm, outside glabrous; tube ca. 5 mm; adaxial lip ca. 3.5 mm; abaxial lip ca. 4 mm, lobes ca. 4 mm wide. Filaments 5-6 mm, glabrous; anthers ca. 4 mm; staminodes 2, ca. 3 mm. Pistil glabrous; ovary ca. 5 mm. Style ca. 3 mm. Fruit unknown. Fl. Jul.

* Limestone. Guizhou (Libo Xian).


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