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Hypericum theodori Woronow
Genus: HypericumSection: sect. Taeniocarpium
Perennial herb, 0.05–0.38 m long, glabrous, ascending to decumbent from erect woody suffrutescent base, often rooting, with or without axillary shoots. Stems 2-lined, green, usually with scattered reddish glands; internodes 20–32 mm, exceeding leaves. Leaves up to 2 mm petiolate, thinly coriaceous, glaucous, 4–13 × 2– 7 mm, elliptic, apex rounded, margin recurved, base cuneate, with 2 pairs of ascending lateral veins; laminar glands pale, punctiform, dense and sometimes 1–2 distal, black; intramarginal glands pale, small, rather dense, apical ones sometimes black. Inflorescence 1–9-flowered, from 1–3 nodes, cylindric to subcorymbose, lax, 33–70 mm long, with lateral branches widely curved-ascending, cymules 1-3-flowered, branching monochasial, without flowering branches below; bracts and bracteoles reduced-foliar, elliptic, sometimes apiculate, entire. Flowers c. 12-20 mm in diam., petals erect after flowering; buds subglobose, rounded. Sepals equal, up to 1/2 united, not imbricate, 2.5–5 × 1.5–3 mm, oblong to elliptic, obtuse to rounded; veins 3; margin distally shortly and densely black-glandular-ciliate to -subsessile with glands obconic; laminar glands pale or sometimes black, linear to punctiform. Petals pale yellow, tinged red, 6–11 × c. 4.5 mm, 3–3.5 × sepals, oblanceolate; marginal glands black, distal, small, on cilia; laminar glands pale. Stamens c. 35?, longest c. 8 mm; filaments yellow. Ovary ovoid; styles not seen. Capsule 6–10 × 5–6 mm, broadly ovoid-pyramidal. Seeds reddish-brown, c. 1.5 mm long; testa papillose.