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1. Kungia aliciae (Raymond-Hamet) K. T. Fu, J. Northw. Teachers Coll., Nat. Sci. 1: 4. 1988.

孔岩草 kong yan cao

Basal leaves decussate or spiral, forming a rosette; middle stem leaves opposite or alternate; distal stem leaves alternate; basal leaf blade obovate, oblong, broadly elliptic, or orbicular, 9-12 × 5-16 mm, margin entire, narrowly brown lunulate, apex obtuse to rounded. Flowering stems 10-35 cm, usually minutely papillate-hairy at base. Inflorescence racemiform, simple or few branched, or paniculiform with cymose branches; pedicels long. Sepals narrowly triangular, 1-2 × 0.5-0.8 mm. Petals red to reddish violet, lanceolate to oblong, 3.5-4.5 × 0.8-1 mm, apex acuminate. Stamens 5. Nectar scales nearly transversely oblong. Carpels suboblong. Styles ca. 1 mm. Follicles ca. 3 mm including style. Fl. Jun-Aug.

* Moist rocks on valley slopes; 1300-2500 m. S Gansu, N Sichuan.

1 Basal leaves spiral, middle and distal stem leaves alternate; inflorescence racemiform, simple or few branched   1a var. aliciae
+ Basal leaves decussate, middle stem leaves opposite, distal stem leaves alternate; inflorescence paniculiform with cymose branches   1b var. komarovii

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