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30. Androsace squarrosula Maximowicz, Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg. sér. 3, 32: 504. 1888.

鳞叶点地梅 lin ye dian di mei

Herbs perennial, laxly cespitose. Shoots dark brown, glabrous, internodes 5--10 mm proximally, shorter or without intervals between rosettes distally. Leaf rosettes 3--4.5 mm in diam. Leaves dimorphic, sessile. Outer leaves ovate to broadly ovate, 2--3.5 X 1.5--2 mm, glabrous, apex acute and ± thickened, recurved from middle. Inner leaves lanceolate, 3--5 X 0.8--1 mm, often whitish, subcartilaginous, glabrous or sparsely ciliate, apex acute. Scapes concealed by leaves, rarely to 1 cm; bracts 2, lanceolate to broadly lanceolate, ca. 2 mm. Flowers solitary, subsessile. Calyx ca. 2.5 mm, parted to nearly middle; lobes ovate-elliptic, ciliate, apex obtuse. Corolla white, 6--7 mm in diam.; lobes obovate-oblong, apex rounded. Fl. May-Jun.

* Dry valleys, mountain slopes; 3000--3300 m. SW Xinjiang (N flank of Kunlun).


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