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78. Ranunculus nyalamensis W. T. Wang, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 15: 293. 1995.

聂拉木毛茛 nie la mu mao gen

Herbs perennial. Roots fibrous, slightly thickened at base. Stems 5--11.5 cm, puberulent or glabrous below, simple or branched. Basal leaves 4--8; petiole 1.8--5.3 cm, sparsely puberulent; blade subpentagonal or oblate, 4--11 × 5.5--14 mm, papery, puberulent or sometimes glabrous, base truncate-subcordate or subtruncate, margin with 2--4 unequal teeth on each side, apex rounded or obtuse. Stem leaves ca. 2; lower short petiolate, 3-lobed or 3-sect; uppermost sessile, 3-partite or 3-sect, sometimes undivided, oblong. Flowers solitary, terminal, 1--1.2 cm in diam. Receptacle sparsely puberulent. Sepals 5, subelliptic, ca. 5 mm, abaxially puberulent. Petals 5, obovate, 5.5--6 × 3.5--5 mm, nectary pit without a scale, apex rounded. Stamens numerous; anthers oblong. Carpels numerous, 0.8--1 mm, glabrous; style slightly shorter than ovary.

* 4200--4500 m. S Xizang.

1 Stems 6--11.5 cm, puberulent from base to apex; leaf blade adaxially glabrous, abaxially puberulent; flower 1--1.2 cm in diam.; petals oblate, 5.5--6 × 3.5--5 mm   78a var. nyalamensis
+ Stems lower, 5--5.5 cm, glabrous below, puberulent above; leaf blade glabrous or adaxially puberulent; flower smaller, 0.8--1 cm in diam.; petals smaller, narrowly obovate, 4--5.2 × 2.2--3.2 mm   78b var. angustipetalus


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