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15. Primula oreodoxa Franchet, Bull. Soc. Bot. France. 33: 66. 1886.

迎阳报春 ying yang bao chun

Herbs perennial. Roots numerous, fibrous. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole 1.5--5 cm, narrowly winged, with white multicellular hairs; leaf blade oblong to ovate-elliptic, 1.5--6 X 1.2--5 cm, with multicellular white hairs along veins, base shallowly cordate, 9--11-lobulate, apex rounded; lobules broadly triangular to subrotund, margin irregularly dentate. Scapes 3--15 cm, with multicellular white hairs; umbels usually 1(or rarely 2), superimposed, 2--6(--10)-flowered; bracts linear-lanceolate, 5--12 mm. Pedicel 0.7--2 cm, pilose. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx broadly campanulate, 5--8 mm, enlarging to 1.2 cm in fruit, sparsely pilose, parted to middle or above; lobes broadly ovate, margin denticulate. Corolla rose-purple; tube 7.5--9 mm; limb 1--1.5 cm wide; lobes obovate, deeply emarginate. Pin flowers: stamens ca. 4 mm above base of corolla tube; style ca. as long as tube. Thrum flowers with positions reciprocal. Capsule globose, included in calyx. Fl. Apr-May.

* Moist glades, at margins of mixed woodlands, streamsides; 1200--2500 m. W Sichuan


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