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56b. Stellaria decumbens var. pulvinata Edgeworth & J. D. Hooker, Fl. Brit. India. 1: 235. 1875.

垫状偃卧繁缕 dian zhuang yan wo fan lu

Description from Flora of China

Stellaria maximowiczii Kozhevnikov.

Plant densely cushionlike. Stems glabrous. Leaves ovate-lanceolate, margin ciliate. Flower solitary. 2n = 18.

In his original description of Stellaria maximowiczii, Kozhevnikov (Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 20: 104. 1983) stated that the plant has 4-merous flowers, with only two styles. The present authors have been unable to verify his statements.

Montane meadows, stony areas, scrub; (4600--)4900--5600 m. Qinghai, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan [Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sikkim].


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