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16. Androsace gracilis Handel-Mazzetti, Kaiserl. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Anz. 61: 135. 1924.

细弱点地梅 xi ruo dian di mei

Herbs perennial, with minute glands and bristlelike hairs. Leaves basal; petiole 1--2.5 X as long as leaf blade; leaf blade broadly ovate, 2--3.8 cm wide, densely ciliate, membranous when dry, glabrescent, base cordate, sinus penetrating 1/7--1/5 into leaf blade, margin crenulate to lobulate-crenate, apex rounded; veins 3--5 at base; veinlets prominent abaxially. Scapes erect, 7.5--16 cm; umbels 5--20-flowered; bracts linear-lanceolate, 2.5--4 mm, herbaceous. Pedicels nearly equal, 1--2.3 cm. Calyx infundibular, ca. 3 mm, parted to nearly 2/3; lobes narrowly ovate, becoming linear-oblong and enlarging to 5 mm in fruit, apex obtuse. Corolla white or pink; tube shorter than calyx; limb ca. 6 mm in diam.; lobes obcordate; lobules spreading, narrow. Anthers ca. as long as filaments, slightly exserted.

* Damp rocky lowlands. C and NE Yunnan.


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