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45. Androsace forrestiana Handel-Mazzetti, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 15: 293. 1927.

滇藏点地梅 dian zang dian di mei

Herbs perennial, laxly cespitose. Shoots usually solitary, arising from leaf rosettes, 2.5--4.5 cm, initially sparsely pilose, with leaves at apex. Leaves dimorphic. Outer leaves sessile, yellowish brown, oblanceolate to oblong-oblanceolate, 5--7(--10) mm, multicellular white hirsute and short-stalked glandular, hairs on margin and apex much longer and denser, apex obtuse. Inner leaves indistinctly petiolate, obovate-spatulate to oblanceolate-spatulate, (10--)20--30 X 3--6 mm, multicellular white hirsute and short-stalked glandular, hairs on margin and apex much longer and denser, base narrowed, apex obtuse to acute. Scapes 6--20(--33) cm, sparsely villous; bracts lanceolate to narrowly oblong, 2--3(--5) mm, base slightly gibbous. Pedicel 0.7--1.5(--2) cm, short-stalked glandular. Calyx 2.5--3 mm, parted to 1/2 or below; lobes ovate, margin submembranous and densely ciliolate, apex subrounded; veins 3, indistinct. Corolla pink, 6--8 mm in diam.; lobes elliptic to obovate, slightly emarginate. Fl. Jun-Jul.

* Shaded areas near streams; 3000--3600 m. W Sichuan, SE Xizang, NW Yunnan.


 

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