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41. Saxifraga haplophylloides Franchet, Pl. Delavay. 238. 1890.

六痂虎耳草 liu jia hu er cao

Hirculus haplophylloides (Franchet) Losinskaja; Saxifraga turfosa Engler & Irmscher.

Herbs perennial, 12-45 cm tall. Stem brown pilose proximally mainly at nodes, dark brown glandular hairy distally. Basal leaves caducous, often absent at anthesis. Cauline leaves ovate, 1.3-4.4 × 0.6-1.9 cm, base truncate to cuneate, apex acute; proximal leaves sometimes caducous, petiole 5-10 mm, abaxially glabrous or brown pilose, sparsely brown glandular villous at margin or glabrous; most distal leaf sessile, glandular hairy on both surfaces and at margin or abaxially glabrous, base cuneate to subcordate. Cyme corymbose, 3-8 cm, 3-13-flowered; pedicels 1-2 cm, densely dark brown glandular hairy. Sepals reflexed, triangular-ovate, 3-4.6 × 1.5-3 mm, abaxially and marginally dark brown glandular hairy, veins 3-5, confluent or not at apex, apex acute. Petals yellow, elliptic to broadly ovate, 7-7.6 × 4.3-5.3 mm, 6-callose, 3-5-veined, base contracted into a claw 0.4-0.6 mm, apex obtuse. Stamens 3-5 mm. Ovary subsuperior, ovoid, ca. 3.7 mm; styles ca. 1 mm. Fl. Jul-Aug.

* Alpine meadows; 3600-3700 m. NW Yunnan.


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