中华山紫茉莉 Oxybaphus himalaicus var. chinensis

  • Scientific Name: Oxybaphus himalaicus var. chinensis
  • Ref: Rep. Abst. 60th Ann. Bot. Soc. China. 102. 1993.
  • Chinese Common Name: 中华山紫茉莉 Zhōnghuá shān∙zǐmòli
  • Genus: Oxybaphus
  • Distribution:  Thickets, grasslands, dry and warm river valleys, riversides, rock crevices, rock walls; 700-2700(-3400) m. SW Gansu, S Shaanxi, N Sichuan, Xizang, NW Yunnan.
  • Photo: 8/29/2016, Yanjing, Changdu, Xizang
Herbs annual. Stems ascending or prostrate, many branched, terete, 50-80 cm, sparsely glandular pubescent to glabrescent. Petiole 1-2 cm; leaf blade ovate, 2-6 × 1-5 cm, abaxially hairy, adaxially scabrous, base cordate or rotund, margin pubescent or not obviously denticulate, apex acuminate or acute. Flowers terminal or axillary. Pedicel slender, 1-2.5 cm, densely viscid glandular pubescent. Involucre campanulate, 2.5-5 mm, 5-dentate (teeth triangular), densely viscid glandular pubescent outside. Perianth purple-red or pink, 6-8 mm, apex 5-lobed. Stamens 5, as long as perianth; filaments linear, circinately incurved; anthers ovoid, 2-celled, longitudinally dehiscent. Ovary obconic, glabrous. Style as long as perianth or longer; stigma lobed. Fruit black, ellipsoid or ovoid, ca. 5 mm. Fl. and fr. Aug-Oct.(Flora of China)

 

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