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Anemone taipaiensis

Description from Flora of China

Leaves 5--12; petiole 5--15 cm, densely spreading puberulent; leaf blade 3-sect, broadly ovate, 3--7 × 4--8 cm, abaxially puberulent, adaxially glabrous, base subtruncate or subcordate; segments sessile; central segment 3-parted, broadly rhombic, lobes subcontiguous or obovate, ultimate lobules ovate; lateral segments 3-lobed, similar to central one but smaller. Scapes 2--4, 15--40 cm, scarcely puberulent; cyme 1--5-flowered. Involucral bracts 3, 3-parted, broadly rhombic; lobes 3-dentate or entire, lanceolate, 2--4 cm, puberulent. Pedicel 3--6 cm, pubescent. Sepals 5, white, obovate, 7--10 × 5--6 mm, sparsely puberulent or subglabrous, basal veins 3--7, vein anastomoses 3--5, apex rounded. Stamens 3--5 mm; filament slightly dilated; anther ellipsoid. Ovary glabrous. Achene body broadly ovoid or ovoid-globose, flattened, 6--7 × 2.5--3 mm, winged, glabrous; style curved, 1--1.5 mm. Fl. Jul.

* Grassy or gravelly slopes; 2900--3700 m. S Shaanxi (Qin Ling, Taibai Shan).


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