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53. Saxifraga bulleyana Engler & Irmscher, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 5: 130. 1912.

小泡虎耳草 xiao pao hu er cao

Hirculus bulleyanus (Engler & Irmscher) Losinskaja.

Herbs perennial, densely cespitose, 9.5-30 cm tall. Stem densely brown glandular hairy and brown crisped glandular villous. Basal and proximal cauline leaves caducous, usually absent at anthesis; distal cauline leaves subsessile, ovate-elliptic, 0.9-1.5 cm × 3.5-8.5 mm, both surfaces white glandular hairy, base rounded, apex subobtuse. Cyme 1.5-2 cm, (1 or)2-5-flowered; pedicels 4-8 mm, dark brown crisped glandular villous and brown glandular hairy. Sepals erect, ovate to narrowly so, 4-5 × 2-3.2 mm, dark brown glandular hairy abaxially, adaxially distally, and marginally, veins 6 or 7, confluent into a verruca at apex, apex subobtuse or acute. Petals yellow, elliptic to broadly ovate, 6-7 × 3-5 mm, 2-4-callose, 3-6-veined, base contracted into a claw 0.4-1.5 mm, apex obtuse or acute. Stamens 4-5 mm. Ovary subsuperior, ovoid, 3-3.6 mm; styles 1-1.5 mm. Fl. Jul-Aug.

* Alpine meadows, cliff ledges, rock crevices; 3000-4600 m. NW Yunnan.


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