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183. Saxifraga nangxianensis J. T. Pan, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 16(2): 30. 1978.

朗县虎耳草 lang xian hu er cao

Stem 2.5-10 cm tall, glandular pubescent. Stolons arising from axils of basal leaves, 4.5-12 cm, glandular pubescent, apex gemmiferous. Basal leaves aggregated into a rosette, narrowly obovate to subspatulate, 6-8.3 × 2.3-3 mm, carnose, brown glandular hairy, apex obtuse or acute. Cauline leaves remote, oblong to subspatulate, 6-10 × 1.9-3 mm, subcarnose, brown glandular hairy. Cyme 9-12 mm, 4-9-flowered; pedicels 1-6.2 mm, glandular pubescent. Sepals erect, ovate to subelliptic, abaxially somewhat convex, adaxially somewhat concave, 1.5-2.7 × 0.8-1.5 mm, subcarnose, abaxially glandular hairy, adaxially usually glabrous, rarely glandular hairy near apex, veins 3 or 4, not confluent at apex, margin glandular hairy, apex acute. Petals yellow to purple, obovate or broadly so to elliptic, 2.5-3.8 × 1.7-2.5 mm, 2-callose, 5-9-veined, base abruptly narrowed into a claw 0.5-0.8 mm, apex obtuse or acute. Stamens 1-2.5 mm. Ovary subinferior, ca. 1.9 mm, with an annular nectary disc; styles ca. 0.9 mm. Fl. Jul-Aug.

* Alpine scrub, alpine meadows, rock crevices; 4500-5500 m. S Xizang.


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