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99. Saxifraga montanella Harry Smith, Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Bot. 2: 238. 1960.

类毛瓣虎耳草 lei mao ban hu er cao

Herbs perennial, cespitose, 3-8.3 cm tall. Stem brown crisped villous. Basal leaves with petiole ca. 7 mm, margin brown crisped villous; leaf blade ovate to lanceolate, 5-11.5 × 1.5-6 mm, glabrous, apex acute. Cauline leaves sessile, elliptic to oblong, 8.5-11 × 1.7-5 mm, margin crisped villous, apex subobtuse. Flower solitary; pedicel 5-11 mm, brown crisped villous. Sepals spreading, ovate to elliptic, 2.8-7 × 2.4-3.8 mm, abaxially glabrous or brown pubescent, veins 3-9, not confluent at apex, margin brown crisped villous. Petals yellow, obovate to narrowly ovate, 0.8-1.3 cm × 3.8-8.2 mm, ± brown crisped villous abaxially and at margin near base, 2-callose, 8-13-veined, base with a claw 0.2-0.6 mm or clawless, apex obtuse or retuse. Stamens 2-6 mm. Ovary subsuperior, ovoid, 3-5 mm; styles 0.7-2.3 mm. Fl. and fr. Jul-Oct. 2n = 16.

Scrub, alpine meadows, stony grasslands, rocks, cliffs, near snow lines; 3300-5200 m. E and S Qinghai, Sichuan, E and S Xizang, NW Yunnan [Bhutan, Nepal].

1 Sepals abaxially glabrous; petals obtuse at apex   99a var. montanella
+ Sepals abaxially brown pubescent; petals retuse at apex   99b var. retusa

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