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70. Androsace bulleyana Forrest, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 4: 233. 1908.

景天点地梅 jing tian dian di mei

Androsace aizoon Duby var. coccinea Franchet; A. coccinea Franchet.

Herbs biennial or annual. Leaf rosettes solitary, 5--10 cm in diam. Leaves sessile, spatulate, 2--5 cm, 4--8 mm wide at distal end, tapering to base, glabrous, margin cartilaginous and pectinate-ciliate, apex rounded and mucronate. Scapes 1 to many, 10--28 cm, fulvous spreading hirsute; umbels many flowered; bracts broadly lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, 4--9 mm, densely ciliate. Pedicel slightly longer than bracts at beginning of anthesis, elongating to 2.8 cm in fruit, densely hirtellous. Calyx 4.5--5 mm, sparsely pilose, base subacute, parted to 1/2 or below; lobes oblong, long ciliate, apex obtuse to subrounded. Corolla purple, with a dark eye, 8--10 mm in diam.; lobes cuneate-obovate, apex slightly emarginate to irregularly denticulate. Fl. Jun-Jul.

* Gravelly slopes, valleys; 1800--3200 m. NW Yunnan.


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