Penthorum chinense Pursh
  • Fl. Amer. Sept.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Penthorum chinense Pursh. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001300005. Accessed on: 19 Oct 2021'

General Information

Herbs perennial, large, 40-65(-90) cm tall. Rhizome branched. Stems usually simple, rarely branched at base, proximally glabrous, distally sparsely brown glandular hairy. Leaves sessile or subsessile; leaf blade lanceolate to narrowly so, 4-10 cm × 4-12 mm, glabrous, margin serrulate, apex acuminate. Cyme 1.5-4 cm; branches brown glandular hairy; bracts ovate to narrowly so, small; pedicels 1-2.2 mm, brown glandular hairy. Flowers yellowish, small. Sepals 5, triangular, ca. 1.5 × 1.1 mm, leathery, glabrous, 1-veined. Petals 5 or absent. Stamens 10, ca. 2.5 mm. Pistil ca. 3.1 mm; carpels 5(or 6), connate near base; ovary 5(or 6)-loculed; styles 5(or 6). Capsule red-purple, 4-5 mm in diam. Seeds ovoid-oblong, tuberculate. Fl. and fr. Jul-Aug. 2n = 16.

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    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    Penthoraceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).