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Delphinium nortonii Dunn in Bull. Misc. Inf. Kew 1927: 247.1927; Munz in J. Arn. Arb. 48: 528, f. 10E. 1967.

Perennial herbs, 7 - 10 cm high, densely hairy; stems many from the rootstock, single-flowered. Basal leaves orbicular, long-petioled; lamina palmately 3-partite; segments palmately laciniately incised; cauline leaves few. Flowers large on long peduncles, 4 - 5 cm long. Sepals short; spur 1 - 1.5 cm long, gradually attenuating. Lateral petals bifid, shortly golden hairy; lower petals bidentate. Filaments glabrous. Carpels 3, velvety.

Fl. June.

Distrib. India: E. Himalayas, 4000 - 5000 m. Sikkim.

Nepal and China (Tibet).

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