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23. Parnassia filchneri Ulbrich, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 2: 65. 1906.

藏北梅花草 zang bei mei hua cao

Description from Flora of China

Stems ca. 4 cm, with 1 leaf near base. Basal leaves long petiolate; petiole ca. 1 cm; leaf blade oblong, 8-9 × 4-5 mm, 3-veined, base attenuate. Cauline leaf subsessile, amplexicaul, ca. 1 cm. Flower ca. 7 mm in diam.; hypanthium turbinate, ca. 3 mm. Sepals ca. 3.5 mm, narrowly ovate, apex obtuse. Petals yellow, spatulate or spatulate-lanceolate, 5-6 × 2.5 mm, apex obtuse. Anthers ellipsoid, ca. 0.5 mm; filaments filiform; staminodes broadly spatulate, ca. 2.5 mm, 3-lobed at apex, lobes short, truncate at apex.

The present authors have seen no specimens of this species; the above description is based on the protologue.

* SC Qinghai (Madoi Xian).


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