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29. Androsace cernuiflora Y. C. Yang & R. F. Huang in C. M. Hu & Y. C. Yang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 24: 230. 1986.

弯花点地梅 wan hua dian di mei

Herbs perennial, forming dense moundlike cushions consisting of tightly aggregated columns with dense overlapping leaves, 4--5 mm in diam. Leaves 6--6.5 mm, sessile, passing centripetally from oblong to sublinear, margin cartilaginous, short ciliate, apex subobtuse; midvein raised abaxially, recurved from middle, proximally membranous, whitish. Inflorescences with solitary flowers; bract solitary, lanceolate to linear, ca. 4 mm, base membranous and auriculate-dilated. Pedicel slightly drooping to recurved, 5.5--6 mm, with multicellular hairs and minute glands. Calyx ca. 4 mm, sparsely pilose, parted to 1/2; lobes triangular, ciliolate, margin submembranous; veins 3, obscure. Corolla purple, ca. 7 mm in diam.; lobes obovate, margin obscurely undulate, apex rounded. Fl. Jun-Jul.

* Rocky mountain slopes; 3700--4000 m. S Qinghai (Yushu Xian).


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