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51. Androsace stenophylla (Petitmengin) Handel-Mazzetti, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 16: 165. 1931.

狭叶点地梅 xia ye dian di mei

Androsace sarmentosa Wallich var. stenophylla Petitmengin, Bull. Acad. Int. Geogr. Bot. 18: 337. 1908.

Herbs perennial. Leaf rosettes 1.5--5.5 cm in diam., with remains of old leaves at base, solitary or several in dense mats. Leaves dimorphic. Outer leaves numerous, sessile, narrowly oblanceolate to spatulate, 5--12 mm, abaxially villous, adaxially puberulous or glabrescent, margin with spreading long white hairs, apex obtuse or acute. Inner leaves spatulate to oblanceolate, 1.5--2.5(--3) cm, strigose or short hirsute intermixed with few long hairs, base narrowed into a distinct petiole, margin densely spreading long ciliate, apex acute to subobtuse. Scapes 3--15(--20) cm, sparsely spreading villous; umbels 6--12(--19)-flowered; bracts lanceolate, 2--4.5 mm, hirtellous, base slightly gibbous, apex obtuse. Pedicel inconspicuous at beginning of anthesis, elongating to 2.5 cm in fruit, sparsely pilose. Calyx 2.5--3 mm, densely pubescent, constricted at base, parted to ± middle; lobes narrowly triangular, margin membranous, apex obtuse. Corolla pink, 6--8 mm in diam.; lobes broadly obovate, margin entire to slightly emarginate. Fl. Jun-Jul.

* S-facing grassy slopes, dry meadows, open forests; 2900--4200 m. W Sichuan, E Xizang.


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