Physical Description

Morphology

Description

Roots without fleshy, tuberous part. Stolons creeping, slender. Leaves filiform-linear, 15--20 cm × 1--2 mm, 3-veined, margin revolute, serrulate. Scape ca. 25 cm. Inflorescence ca. 5.5 cm, 10--12-flowered; bracts setiform, scarious, basal one ca. 2.5 mm. Flowers solitary, sometimes paired; pedicel 5--6 mm, articulate near apex. Tepals purplish, oblong to elliptic-lanceolate, ca. 5 × 2 mm. Filaments filiform, ca. 2 mm; anthers ca. 1 mm. Ovary subglobose. Style ca. 2.8 mm, slender; stigma slightly 3-lobed. Fl. Jun.
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Diagnostic Description

Synonym

Ophiopogon kansuensis Batalin, Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 13: 103. 1893; Mondo kansuense (Batalin) Farwell.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat & Distribution

* River banks, hillsides along streams. S Gansu, NW Sichuan.
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