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21. Potentilla turfosa Handel-Mazzetti, Symb. Sin. 7: 518. 1933.

簇生委陵菜 cu sheng wei ling cai

Herbs perennial. Flowering stems 10–30 cm tall, together with petioles appressed pilose or glabrescent. Radical leaves 4–15 cm including petiole; auricles of stipules free, apex acute to acuminate; leaf blade usually interrupted pinnate with 3–11 pairs of leaflets; terminal leaflet ovate or elliptic, 0.3–2 × 0.3–1.5 cm, abaxially densely appressed villous when young, glabrescent or appressed pilose when old, margin acutely incised 5–7-serrate on each side; cauline leaves 1 or 2; auricles of stipules herbaceous, apex acuminate or 2–4-serrate; leaf blade with 1–3 pairs of leaflets. Inflorescence 1–4-flowered. Flowers 0.8–1.5 cm in diam.; pedicel 3–4 cm, appressed pilose. Sepals triangular-ovate; epicalyx segments oblong to obovate, margin entire or 2- or 3-serrate. Petals yellow, elliptic to obovate, apex rounded. Stamens 11–20. Style lateral to sub-basal. Achenes not seen. Fl. and fr. Aug–Sep.

Alpine meadows; 1300--4200 m. Xizang, Yunnan.

1 Stamens ca. 20.   21a var. turfosa
+ Stamens 11–14.   21b var. gracilescens

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