Overview

Distribution

Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guangxi, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shandong, Sichuan, Zhejiang.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Description

Herbs perennial. Stems diffuse or decumbent, quadrangular, 30--100 cm tall, slender, glabrous. Leaves shortly petiolate or sessile; petiole villous; leaf blade ovate to ovate-lanceolate, 3--4 × 1--1.6 cm, both surfaces glabrous, midvein conspicuous abaxially, base broadly cuneate or nearly rounded, apex acuminate. Flowers in sparse cymes; peduncles slender; bracts membranous. Pedicel ca. 1 cm or longer, slender. Sepals 5, lanceolate, 3--4 mm, margin membranous, apex acuminate. Petals 5, nearly as long as sepals, 2-cleft nearly to base. Stamens 10, slightly shorter than petals. Styles 3. Capsule ovoid, slightly longer than or subequaling persistent sepals, 6-valved. Seeds brown, ovoid, slightly compressed, papillate. Fl. May--Jun, fr. Jul--Aug.
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Diagnostic Description

Synonym

Stellaria hassiana Loesener.
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Ecology

Habitat

* Scrub, Abies forests, wetlands; (160--)500--1300(--2500) m.
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Wikipedia

Stellaria chinensis

Stellaria chinensis is a species of large sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Xenophoridae, the carrier shells.[1]

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Apertural view of a shell of Stellaria chinensis

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  1. ^ a b Stellaria chinensis (Philippi, 1841). WoRMS (2010). Stellaria chinensis (Philippi, 1841). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=468047 on 9 July 2010.
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Xenophora calculifera

Xenophora calculifera is a species of large sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Xenophoridae, the carrier shells.[1]

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Description

Distribution

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  1. ^ Xenophora calculifera . WoRMS (2009). Xenophora calculifera. Accessed through the World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208540 on 9 July 2010.
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