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15. Androsace paxiana R. Knuth in Engler, Pflanzenr. IV. 237(Heft 22): 176. 1905.

峨眉点地梅 e mei dian di mei

Androsace henryi Oliver var. omeiensis R. Knuth.

Herbs perennial. Leaves basal; petiole rigid, terete, 1--3 X as long as leaf blade, spreading pubescent; leaf blade orbicular, rarely reniform, 1.5--4 cm wide, subleathery, abaxially densely strigillose with longer hairs, glabrescent, adaxially minutely strigillose, base shallowly cordate, margin undulate-crenate; veins inconspicuous. Scapes erect, usually 2--4 X as long as leaf blade, with upward appressed bristlelike hairs; umbels 8--14-flowered; bracts linear, 3--4 mm. Pedicel 0.6--1.5 cm, minutely strigillose. Calyx narrowly campanulate, 2.5--4 mm, sparsely appressed pubescent, parted to ca. 1/2; lobes ovate-triangular, ciliate, apex subobtuse; veins 3--5, distinct. Corolla white or tinged with red, 5--8 mm in diam.; lobes obovate-oblong, emarginate. Fl. Apr-May.

* Glades, at margins of mountain woodlands; 1000--1400 m. Sichuan (Emei Shan, Guanxian Xian [Dujiangyan]).


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