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Sonerila primuloides C. Y. Wu ex C. Chen


Description from Flora of China

Herbs, ca. 7 cm. Stems ca. 1 cm, densely villous. Leaves in a basal rosette; petiole 1-3 cm, winged, sparsely villous; leaf blade cordate, 1.5-3 × 1.5-3 cm, membranous, abaxially furfuraceous and sparsely puberulous along veins, adaxially sparsely villous and furfuraceous, secondary veins 3 on each side of midvein, base cordate, margin serrate with each tooth having a terminal seta, apex acute. Inflorescences terminal, scorpioid cymes or subumbellate; peduncle (2-)5.5 cm, winged, glabrous. Pedicel 1.1-1.6 cm in fruit, winged, glabrous. Capsule tubular-campanulate; hypanthium tubular-campanulate, ca. 5 × 2 mm, 3-sided, 6-ribbed, glabrous; calyx lobes triangular, sparsely puberulous. Fr. Oct.

● River banks, rock crevices; 1400-1500 m. Yunnan (Jingdong).


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