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Chinese Plant Names | Family List | Scrophulariaceae | Pedicularis

64. Pedicularis ser. Pectinatae Prain, Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Calcutta). 3: 71. 1890.

篦齿系 bi chi xi

Description from Flora of China

Herbs often drying black. Stems erect, often branched apically. Leaves in whorls of 4 or 5, ovate-lanceolate, 2-pinnatipartite. Inflorescences long spicate; bracts ovate and entire, at least distal ones. Calyx large, ca. 1 cm, 1/3 cleft anteriorly; lobes 5, entire. Corolla tube erect, shorter than calyx; beak semicircular or S-shaped, slender.

About six species: China, Himalayas; one species in China.


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