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16. Primula dumicola W. W. Smith & Forrest, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 14: 40. 1923.

灌丛报春 guan cong bao chun

Herbs perennial. Rhizomes subwoody, with numerous fibrous roots. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole ca. as long as leaf blade, densely pilose; leaf blade ovate-oblong to oblong, 2--5 X 1.5--4 cm, with multicellular white hairs, base shallowly cordate to subtruncate, apex rounded, 11--13-lobulate; lobules broadly triangular, margin irregularly incised-dentate. Scapes 6--30 cm, pilose; umbels 1 or 2, superimposed, 6--10-flowered; bracts linear to linear-lanceolate, 4--7 mm, white pilose. Pedicel 0.8--1.5 cm, pubescent. Flowers homostylous. Calyx broadly campanulate, 4--5 mm, enlarging to 8 mm in fruit, with long white hairs, parted to 1/4--1/3, usually 5-veined; lobes triangular, apex acute. Corolla rose; tube ca. 6 mm; limb 5--8 mm wide; lobes obovate, emarginate. Stamens near middle of corolla tube. Style ca. 4 mm, reaching stamens. Capsule globose, included in calyx. Fl. May.

* On granite rocks along rivulets, mixed forests; 2400--3000 m. E Xizang, NW Yunnan.


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