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7. Adonis bobroviana Sim., Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 1968: 127. 1968.

甘青侧金盏花 gan qing ce jin zhan hua

Plants perennial. Rhizome ca. 10 cm, ca. 1.2 cm in diam., apically branched. Stems to 30 cm tall, branched from base, with very short glandular hairs; branches long, erect or inclined, basally with membranous scales. Upper stem leaves shortly petiolate or sessile, ovate to narrowly ovate, 4--7 × 2--3.6 cm, 2 or 3 × pinnately divided; ultimate segments lanceolate to linear, 0.5--2 mm wide, margin sparsely glandular ciliate to glabrate, apex acute. Flowers 2--4 cm in diam. Sepals 5, pale green tinged with purple, rhombic-ovate, 5--17 × 1.5--8 mm, margin apically sometimes with teeth and sparsely glandular ciliate. Petals 9--13, yellow, abaxially tinged with purple, oblanceolate to oblong, 1--2 × 0.3--0.8 cm. Stamens to 4 mm; anthers narrowly oblong, ca. 1.2 mm. Styles short, bent. Achenes obovoid, ca. 4 mm, pubescent; persistent styles bent into a hook. Fl. Apr--Jul.

* Dry grassy slopes; 1900--2200 m. C Gansu, S and W Nei Mongol, Ningxia, N Qinghai.


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