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Fragaria moupinensis (Franch.) Card.


Description from Flora of China

Potentilla moupinensis Franchet, Nouv. Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat., sér. 2, 7: 222. 1886.

Herbs perennial, 5–15 cm tall. Stems spreading white sericeous. Leaf blade (3 or)5-foliolate; leaflets shortly petiolulate or sessile, obovate or elliptic, 0.7–4 × 0.6–2.5 cm, abaxially white sericeous, adaxially pilose, base cuneate on terminal leaflet, oblique on lateral ones, margin incised serrate, apex rounded. Inflorescence corymbiform, 1–4-flowered, with a green, leafletlike bract at base. Flowers bisexual, 1–2 cm in diam.; pedicel 2–8 cm, spreading (rarely appressed) white hairy. Sepals ovate-lanceolate; epicalyx segments lanceolate or linear-lanceolate. Petals white, obovate or suborbicular, base tapering into a short claw. Stamens 20–34, unequal. Aggregate fruit ellipsoid or ovoid; persistent sepals erect, appressed to aggregate fruit. Achenes ovoid, inconspicuously rugose. Fl. May–Jul(–Aug), fr. Jun–Jul. 2n = 28*.

Forests, meadows, mountain slopes; 1400--4000 m. Gansu, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan.


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