Epimedium rhizomatosum Stearn
  • Kew Bull.


This taxon is accepted by Berberidaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

Herbs, 38-42 cm tall. Rhizome creeping, elongated, ca. 8 cm or longer, slender, 1.5-2 mm in diam. Leaves basal and cauline, trifoliolate; leaflets adaxially green, narrowly ovate, 4-6 × 2-3 cm, leathery, abaxially glaucous, with scattered minute erect hairs, adaxially glabrous, base shallowly cordate, with narrow sinus and basal lobes rounded or acute, lateral leaflets conspicuously oblique with outer lobe large, inner lobe smaller, margin closely spinulose-subserrulate, apex acuminate. Flowering stem with 2 opposite or alternate leaves. Panicle 5-30-flowered, 9-30 cm, with lower peduncles 2-5-flowered. Pedicel 1.5-2 cm, glandular hairy. Flowers large, 4-6 cm in diam. Outer sepals caducous, white with purple tinge, ca. 4 mm; inner sepals appressed, white or reddish, narrowly ovate, ca. 6 × 2.5 mm, apically acute. Petals pale yellow, much longer than inner sepals; spur curved, subulate, elongated, 2-3.5 cm, lamina-less. Stamens nearly enclosed, pale yellow, ca. 3.5 mm; filaments ca. 1.5 mm; anthers ca. 2 mm, valved. Pistil ca. 4.3 mm. Capsules ca. 2.5 cm; style ca. 7 mm. Fl. Apr, fr. Jul.

 Information From

Berberidaceae
World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
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.
  • B Missouri Botanical Garden
World Flora Online consortium
http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).