Accepted name Aspidistra quadripartita G. Z. Li & S. C. Tang. Guihaia 22(4): 289, fig. 2. (2002). Synonyms Distribution China (Guangxi) Description Rhizome: creeping, terete.
Leaves: undescribed save for drawing below, without scale.
Peduncle: erect, purple with few long pale, purple speckled bracts; flowers solitary.
Perianth [Perigone]: campanulate; tube pale speckled with purple outside, dark purple inside, smooth, lobes 8, erect, speckled with purple but shading to pale tips.
Stamens: 8 (- 10) positioned at bottom third of tube, anthers undescribed.
Pistil: columnar; purple, style ± cylindric, widening gradually to stigma level and becoming 4-ridged to a cross-shaped stigma, diameter 2 mm; ovary inconspicuous.
2n = ?
based on drawing in Li Guangzhao 2004 and Tillich 2005.
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