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76. Pedicularis quxiangensis H. P. Yang, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 2(4): 137. 1982.

曲乡马先蒿 qu xiang ma xian hao

Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, subglabrous, drying black. Stems ascending or diffuse, often to 40 cm. Leaves opposite near base, distal ones alternate; petiole slender, to 2 cm; leaf blade ovate to elliptic, 1--2 cm, pinnatisect; segments 4 or 5 pairs, ovate to oblong, glabrous, margin double dentate. Flowers widely spaced. Pedicel 5--10 mm. Calyx cylindric, 8--9 mm, cleft anteriorly to middle of tube, slightly pubescent; lobes 3, unequal. Corolla red, 3--3.5 cm; tube 2--2.6 cm, slightly pubescent; galea ± bent at a right angle apically; beak semicircular, ca. 7 mm; lower lip ca. 9 mm X 1.3 cm, ciliate, middle lobe smaller than lateral lobes, apex emarginate. Filaments glabrous. Capsule enclosed by accrescent calyx, ovoid, slightly compressed, ca. 1.2 cm. Fl. and fr. Aug--Sep.

* In tufts of grass on hillsides; ca. 3400 m. S Xizang.


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