Flora of China
  FOC Vol.6 (2001)              | Family List  Ranunculaceae  PDF Hepatica  PDF   | Link Font:+ Big | - Small
   25. Hepatica  Miller
獐耳细辛属   zhang er xi xin shu
Authors:Fu Dezhi; Orbélia R. Robinson


Herbs perennial. Rhizome lateral roots dense. Leaves basal, simple, long petiolate, conspicuously or inconspicuously 3- to 5-lobed to parted to middle, margin entire or toothed. Inflorescences scapose, 1-flowered; involucral bracts 3, whorled. Flowers terminal, bisexual. Sepals petaloid. Petals absent. Stamens numerous; filaments sublinear; anthers ellipsoid. Pistils numerous; ovary 1-ovuled. Styles persistent, short. Achenes ovoid.

Seven species: N hemisphere; two species (one endemic) in China.

1Leaf lobes 1- or 2-toothed; bracts margin entire or 3-toothed1  H. henryi    川鄂獐耳细辛
+Leaf lobes and bracts margin entire2  H. nobilis
   Lower Taxon
  • Hepatica henryi  (Oliver) Steward  川鄂獐耳细辛
  • Hepatica nobilis var. asiatica  Schreb.  獐耳细辛