Description from Flora of China
Herbs annual, glabrous. Roots fibrous. Flowering stems branched from base, erect, slender, 1.8-2.5 cm. Leaves alternate; leaf blade broadly linear to narrowly obovate, 2.5-5 × 0.6-0.7 mm, base obtusely spurred, apex acute. Cyme subcorymbiform, few flowered; bracts narrowly obovate to broadly linear. Flowers unequally 5-merous; pedicel 1.7-2 mm. Sepals narrowly ovate-lanceolate, ca. 3 mm, base obtusely spurred, apex acute. Petals suboblong, ca. 3 mm, base connate for 0.3-0.4 mm, apex subacute and mucronulate. Stamens 10; antesepalous ones 1.7-1.9 mm; antepetalous ones 1.4-1.5 mm, inserted 0.6-0.9 mm from petal base. Nectar scales linear, 1-1.1 mm, apex obtuse. Carpels 2-2.8 mm, base connate for 1.4-1.8 mm, apex tapered; ovules few. Seeds obovoid, ca. 1 mm, minutely mammillate. Fl. Jul, fr. Aug.
The record of this species in FRPS from Bhutan and Sikkim has not been confirmed.
Rocks, stony places; 3800-5000 m. E Qinghai, S Xizang [?Bhutan, Nepal, ?Sikkim].