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9. Sibbaldia omeiensis T. T. Yu & C. L. Li, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 19: 516. 1981.

峨眉山莓草 e mei shan mei cao

Herbs perennial. Rhizome robust, terete, much branced, with many lateral roots. Flowering stems erect, 12–15 cm tall, densely appressed white sericeous. Radical leaves 3–7 cm including petiole; stipules brown, membranous, abaxially white sericeous or subglabrous; petiole appressed sericeous; leaf blade palmately 5-foliolate; 2 lateral leaflets sessile, lanceolate, margin entire or 1–3-serrate; 3 central leaflets oblong-lanceolate, larger than lateral 2, both surfaces densely white sericeous-villous and shining, base cuneate, distal margin irregularly 1–4-serrate on each side, apex obtuse or acute; cauline leaf 1, reduced and bractlike; stipules ovate-lanceolate, herbaceous, abaxially densely white sericeous. Flowers 2 or 3, ca. 1.5 cm in diam. Sepals triangular-ovate, apex acuminate; epicalyx segments lanceolate, nearly equaling sepals, abaxially densely white sericeous, apex acuminate. Petals white, obcordate. Stamens ca. 5. Style subterminal; stigma not dilated. Achenes not seen. Fl. Jul.

Rock crevices; ca. 3000 m. C Sichuan (Emei Shan).


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