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Androsace graceae G. Forr.


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial. Leaves basal; petiole 2--3 X as long as leaf blade, rust-colored pilose, dilated on proximal 1/2; leaf blade orbicular to reniform, 0.5--1.5 cm wide, leathery, abaxially glabrescent, adaxially sparsely rust-colored pilose, base subrounded to occasionally cordulate, margin entire, narrowly revolute; midvein and veins invisible. Scapes 2--6 mm, rust-colored villous; umbels 6--18-flowered; bracts elliptic to obovate-elliptic, usually with long hairs on margin. Pedicel 2--5 mm, ca. as long as to slightly longer than bracts, pubescent. Calyx 3--3.5 mm, glabrescent, parted to 2/3; lobes elliptic to ovate-elliptic, ca. 1.5 mm wide, ciliate, apex obtuse. Corolla pink, 6--7 mm in diam.; lobes oblong to obovate-oblong, 2.5--3 X 1.2--2 mm, apex rounded. Fl. Jun-Jul.

* Screes, moraines; 3800--4600 m. SW Sichuan, NW Yunnan.


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