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25. Anemone rupicola Cambessèdes, Voy. Inde. 4(Bot.): 5. 1844.

岩生银莲花 yan sheng yin lian hua

Anemone batangensis Finet.

Caudex branched, ascending or oblique, 4--10 cm × ca. 5 mm, covered with remnants of leaves, with root runners; taproot present. Leaves 3--5(--9); petiole 5--10(--15) cm, sparsely puberulent, base sheathing; leaf blade 3-sect, cordate-pentagonal, 2--6 × 2--10 cm, sparsely puberulent, base cordate, margin incised serrate; segments subsessile or shortly petiolulate; central segment 3-lobed, rhombic, margin lobulate and acutely denticulate; lateral segments unequally 2-parted, obliquely rhombic. Scape 5--25(--40) cm, spreading puberulent; cyme 1(or 2)-flowered. Involucral bracts 3, subsessile or petiole 5--8 mm and broad; bract blade similar to that of leaves, 3-parted, ovate, 2.5--5 cm, sparsely puberulent, margin serrate. Bracteoles sometimes present, paired. Pedicel 3--7(--15) cm, pubescent. Sepals 5(--9), white, yellowish, or purplish, obovate or broadly elliptic, 15--20(--40) × 15--25 mm, abaxially densely puberulent, basal veins 5--7(--9), vein anastomoses more than 10. Stamens 3--5 mm; filament filiform; anther ellipsoid, ca. 1 mm, apex obtuse. Pistils ca. 100; ovary lanate; style short; stigma globose. Achene body ovoid, compressed, ca. 3 × 1.5 mm, winged, lanate, hairs 4--5 mm; style hooked, ca. 1 mm. Fl. Jun--Aug.

Woods, streamsides, stone cliffs, gravelly slopes; 2400--4200 m. W Sichuan, S Xizang, NW Yunnan [?Afghanistan, Bhutan, N India, Kashmir, Nepal, Pakistan, Sikkim].


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