Description from Flora of China
Herbs perennial. Sterile stems erect, mosslike, 1-3 cm. Flowering stem usually solitary, erect, 1.5-5.5 cm. Leaf blade triangular-lanceolate, 3-7.5 mm, midvein often reddish brown, basal spur obtuse or 3-lobed, apex acuminate. Cyme corymbiform, few flowered; bracts triangular-lanceolate. Flowers subsessile, unequally 5-merous. Sepals triangular-lanceolate, 5-5.5 mm, base obtuse and shortly spurred, apex acuminate. Petals yellow, lanceolate-ovate, 6-8 mm, base subconnate and slightly narrowed. Stamens 10; antepetalous ones inserted 0.8-1 mm from petal base. Nectar scales linear-spatulate, 0.4-0.6 mm, apex emarginate. Carpels suboblong, 5-7 mm, base connate for ca. 0.8 mm. Follicles 10-12-seeded. Seeds narrowly ovoid, ca. 0.8 mm, smooth. Fl. Sep-Oct, fr. Oct-Nov.
* Slopes in Abies forests, rocks in valleys; 2000-3600 m. NW Sichuan, NW Yunnan (Dêqên Xian).