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199. Rubus fragarioides Bertoloni, Mém. Reale Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna. 12: 236. 1861.

莓叶悬钩子 mei ye xuan gou zi

Herbs low, 6–16 cm tall. Stems greenish brown or brownish, woody, soft hairy. Leaves compound, 5- or 3-foliolate; petiole 3–9 cm, slightly soft hairy; leaflets very shortly petiolulate or subsessile; stipules free, ovate or elliptic, 7–10 × 5–7 mm, apex acute or ± obtuse; blade of leaflets obovate to suborbicular, 2–5 × 1.5–3.5 cm, glabrous or soft hairy, base cuneate, margin usually lobed, incised or coarsely sharply serrate or doubly serrate, apex acute or obtuse. Inflorescences usually terminal, 1–2 cm in diam.; flowering branchlets and pedicels soft hairy. Pedicel 1–3(–5) cm. Calyx abaxially glabrous or soft hairy; tube shallowly cupular; sepals ovate-lanceolate, 6–10 × 2–4 mm, margin entire, apex long acuminate to caudate. Petals white, obovate, 0.8–1.2 cm × 5–6 mm, apex acute. Stamens many, erect, unequal in length, shorter than petals; filaments dilated in basal part. Pistils 4–6, shorter than stamens; ovary usually glabrous. Aggregate fruit 7–9 mm in diam., with several drupelets, persistent calyx lobes erect; drupelets to 4 mm; pyrenes rugose. Fl. May–Jul, fr. Jul–Sep.

High mountains, grasslands, slopes, forests, forest margins; 3000--4200 m. W Sichuan, Xizang, NW Yunnan [Bhutan, NE India, N. Myanmar, Nepal, Sikkim].

1 Blade of leaflets and abaxial surface of calyx usually glabrous; flowering branchlets and pedicels soft hairy.   199a var. fragarioides
+ Blade of leaflets and abaxial surface of calyx soft hairy; flowering branchlets and pedicels with soft hairs, with or without glandular hairs.   (2)
2 (1) Flowering branchlets and pedicels with soft hairs, without glandular hairs.   199b var. pubescens
+ Flowering branchlets, pedicels, or base of calyx with soft hairs and glandular hairs.   199c var. adenophorus

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