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138. Saxifraga draboides C. Y. Wu in C. Y. Wu & J. T. Pan, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 28: 64. 1990.

中甸虎耳草 zhong dian hu er cao

Herbs perennial, laxly cespitose, 2.5-5 cm tall. Shoots branched. Sterile branches with terminal leaf rosettes. Flowering stem densely dark brown glandular hairy, proximally with a leaf rosette. Rosette leaves spatulate, 4-5 × 1.3-1.4 mm, carnose, both surfaces glabrous, margin sparsely setose-ciliate distally, apex mucronate. Cauline leaves above rosette leaves remote, suboblong or narrowly spatulate-obovate to spatulate, 3-6 × 1-2.3 mm, carnose, both surfaces glabrous or abaxially sparsely dark brown glandular hairy distally, margin dark brown glandular ciliate, apex obtuse. Flower solitary; pedicel 5-10 mm, dark brown glandular hairy. Sepals reflexed, subovate, abaxially convex, adaxially concave, 3-3.8 × 1.9-2 mm, abaxially dark brown glandular hairy, adaxially glabrous, veins 3-5, confluent into a verruca at apex, margin glandular ciliate, apex obtuse. Petals yellow, broadly elliptic or broadly ovate to broadly obovate, 5.5-8 × 4-5.1 mm, obscurely 2-8-callose, 3-7-veined, base contracted into a claw 1-1.1 mm, apex obtuse. Stamens 4.3-5 mm. Ovary superior, subglobose, 1.7-2.7 mm in diam.; styles 1.1-1.5 mm. Fl. and fr. Jul-Sep.

* Alpine rock crevices; 3800-4700 m. W Sichuan (Xiangcheng Xian, Xiaojin Xian), NW Yunnan (Zhongdian Xian).


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