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182. Saxifraga deqenensis C. Y. Wu in C. Y. Wu & J. T. Pan, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 28: 66. 1990.

德钦虎耳草 de qin hu er cao

Stem 3-5.7 cm tall, glandular hairy, glands globose. Stolons arising from axils of basal leaves, glandular pilose. Basal leaves aggregated into a rosette, oblong-oblanceolate, 1-1.6 cm × 3.5-4 mm, subcarnose, glandular pilose (glands globose), apex acute. Cauline leaves dense, suboblong, ca. 1.1 cm × 3.6-3.8 mm, subcarnose, glandular pilose, apex acute. Cyme 3-5-flowered; pedicels 2-3 mm, glandular pilose. Sepals erect, subovate, ca. 2.6 × 1.8 mm, subcarnose, abaxially and marginally glandular hairy, glands globose, veins 3, confluent into a verruca at apex, apex subobtuse or acute, glabrous. Petals yellow, obovate to broadly so, 3.5-3.8 × 2-2.4 mm, 2-callose near base, ca. 6-veined, base with a claw 0.4-0.7 mm, apex obtuse. Male flowers: stamens ca. 2.4 mm; pistil degenerate. Female flowers: stamens degenerate; ovary subinferior, with a thick, annular disc; styles stout. Fl. Jul-Aug.

* Alpine rock crevices; 4500-4600 m. NW Yunnan (Dêqên Xian, Zhongdian Xian).

One of the present authors (Ohba) believes that this species may be synonymous with Saxifraga parkaensis.


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