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1a. styles longer than ovary; sepals and bracts densely glandular ciliate 2
b. Styles shorter or as long as ovary; sepals and bracts sparsely glandular ciliate or bracts sometimes eciliate 3
2a. Leaves sessile, 1·5 x 0.5 - 1 mm, lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate to linear, acute to subacute at apex, cordate-amplexicaul to rounded at base; veins prominent and raised; auricled bases of leaves of 3 - 4 pairs below the peduncles glandular ciliate; capsules oviod to ovoid-oblong 5. Hypericum elodeoides
b. Leaves sessile or with 2 mm long petioles, 10 - 30 x 5 - 16 mm, ovate-oblong or elliptic-obovate, obtuse to rounded at apex, subcordate-amplcxicaul to broadly cuneate at base; veins obscure and flat; aurided bases of leaves of only 2 pairs below peduncles glandular ciliatei capsules globole or elliploid 24. Hypericum wightianum
3a. Bracts 4.5 - 5 x 2 - 2.5 mm, lanecolate, glandular ciliate, auriculate; sepals punctate with black marginal glands; flowers solitary or 2 - 12 in subcorymbose cymes, 1.5 - 4 cm across 11. Hypericum himalaicum
Bracts 6 - 7 x 5 - 6 mm, elliptic to elliptic-oblong, neither ciliate nor auriculate; flowers solitary or up to 3 in cymes, 0.9 - 1.7 cm across 15. Hypericum monanthemum


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