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Tulipa dasystemon (Regel) Regel


Description from Flora of China

Orithyia dasystemon Regel, Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 5: 261. 1877.

Bulb ovoid, 1--1.2(--1.5) cm in diam.; tunic papery, ± appressed hairy inside distally, rarely glabrous. Stem 10--15 cm, glabrous. Leaves 2, spaced, linear, 0.5--1.5 cm wide. Flower solitary. Tepals milky white or pale yellow, lanceolate to oblong-ovate, 2--2.2 cm × 5--10 mm; outer ones abaxially tinged with purplish green; inner ones abaxially longitudinally streaked with purplish green at center, clawed and hairy at base. Inner stamens slightly longer than outer ones; filaments wholly hairy, rarely so only at base. Style ca. 2 mm. Fl. Apr. 2 n = 24, 48.

Sunny slopes; 1800--3200 m. W Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan].


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