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13. Androsace henryi Oliver, Hooker's Icon. Pl. 20: t. 1973. 1891.

莲叶点地梅 lian ye dian di mei

Herbs perennial. Leaves basal; petiole 6--16 cm, spreading white pubescent; leaf blade orbicular to reniform, 1--7 cm wide, strigillose, base cordate, sinus penetrating 1/3 into leaf blade, crenate-lobate; lobes crenate to dentate. Scapes (7--)15--30 cm; umbels 12--40-flowered; bracts linear to elliptic, 3--9 mm. Pedicels nearly equal, 1--1.8 cm, puberulous. Calyx 3--4 mm, with minute bristlelike hairs, parted to 1/2; lobes triangular to ovate; veins 3--5, distinct. Corolla white, rarely pink, 5--8 mm in diam.; tube ca. as long as calyx; lobes cuneate-oblong to obcordate, 2--2.5 X 1.5--2 mm, emarginate.

Glades, at margins of mountain woods, ravines; 1500--3200 m. W Hubei, S Shaanxi, Sichuan, SE Xizang, Yunnan [Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal]

1 Bracts linear to linear-lanceolate, 3--9 mm; calyx 3--4 mm, scarcely enlarging in fruit   13a subsp. henryi
+ Bracts elliptic to obovate-oblong, 4--5 mm; calyx 3.5--4 mm, enlarging to 5--6 mm in fruit   13b subsp. simulans

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