Description

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Herbs annual. Stems stout, branched above, spreading and appressed hirsute; stem leaves linear, 1.5-3.5 cm × 2-3 mm, flat or longitudinally flexed along midvein, spreading white hirsute, hairs discoid at base. Inflorescences terminal on branches, elongated in fruit; bracts leaflike, much longer than fruit. Calyx lobes linear, 2-2.5 mm, slightly enlarged. Corolla light blue, ca. 3 mm; tube somewhat shorter than calyx; throat appendages ca. 0.5 mm; limb ca. 2 mm wide; lobes divaricate, suboblong. Ovary globose, 4-parted, with 1 mericarp developing into a nutlet. Gynobase ca. as long as nutlet, usually horizontal but somewhat raised at apex. Developed nutlet 1, acute ovoid, ca. 2 mm, usually horizontal, granulose, adaxial base coherent to gynobase, disc margin with a single row of glochids; glochids 0.5-1 mm. Fl. and fr. Jul-Aug.
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
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Flora of China Vol. 16: 413 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
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Distribution

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NW Xinjiang (Jeminay Xian).
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
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Flora of China Vol. 16: 413 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of China @ eFloras.org
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Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
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Habitat

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* Sunny hillside meadows; ca. 1100 m.
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
bibliographic citation
Flora of China Vol. 16: 413 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
source
Flora of China @ eFloras.org
editor
Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
project
eFloras.org
original
visit source
partner site
eFloras