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Anemone howellii J. F. Jerr. et W. W. Sm.


Description from Flora of China

Anemone begoniifolioides W. T. Wang.

Rhizome ascending, short, 3--4 × 5--7 mm. Leaves 3--5 (--10); petiole 8--15 cm, sparsely puberulent, base sheathing; leaf blade 3-cleft, cordate-ovate or cordate, 4--8 × 4--7 cm, sparsely strigose, base cordate, margin denticulate, apex acuminate or caudate-acuminate. Scape 20--30 cm, sparsely puberulent; cyme 3--5(--7)-flowered. Involucral bracts 3--5, subsessile; bract blade undivided or 3-dentate, rhombic or spatulate, 5--15 mm, sparsely puberulent. Pedicel 5--12 cm, densely pubescent. Sepals 5, pinkish, obovate, 8--10 × 6--7 mm, abaxially puberulent or subglabrous, basal veins 3--5, vein anastomoses absent. Stamens 3--5 mm; filament filiform; anther narrowly ellipsoid, ca. 1 mm, apex rounded. Achene body ovoid, slightly compressed, 4--5 × 2--3 mm, with lateral ribs 1 mm wide, glabrous; style curved, short. Fl. Mar--Aug.

Sparse forests, shady places, streamsides; 700--2300 m. NW Guangxi, SE and W Yunnan [NE India, N Myanmar].


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