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28. Potentilla wenchuensis H. Ikeda & H. Ohba in H. Ohba, Himal. Pl. 3: 81. 1999.

汶川委陵菜 wen chuan wei ling cai

Herbs perennial. Flowering stems erect or ascending, 10–15 cm tall, together with petioles appressed villous or sericeous. Radical leaves 10–18 cm including petiole; auricles of stipules connate from base to rounded apex; leaf blade non-interrupted pinnate with 8–10 pairs of leaflets; terminal leaflet lanceolate to narrowly oblong, 5–7 × ca. 2 mm, abaxially densely yellowish sericeous, base decurrent in apical 2 or 3 pairs of leaflets, margin sharply serrate; cauline leaves small; auricles of stipules green, herbaceous, apex incised parted or incised serrate; leaf blade with 1 or 2 pairs of leaflets. Inflorescence compactly pseudoumbellate. Flowers 0.8–1.2 cm in diam.; pedicel 1–1.5 cm. Epicalyx segments oblong to obovate, margin entire. Sepals triangular-ovate, apex obtuse or acute. Petals yellow, elliptic to obovate, apex rounded. Style lateral; stigma slightly dilated. Achenes not seen. Fl. and fr. May–Oct.

Meadows, gravelly slopes; 2000--4000 m. Guizhou, Sichuan.


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