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48. Androsace euryantha Handel-Mazzetti, Kaiserl. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Anz. 61: 137. 1924.

大花点地梅 da hua dian di mei

Herbs perennial, densely cespitose. Shoots nearly erect, initially hirtellous, minutely glandular, glabrescent, dark brown, internodes 3--10 mm. Leaf rosettes 1--1.5 cm in diam. Leaves dimorphic. Outer leaves sessile, ligulate, 1.5--2.5 mm, ciliate, white pubescent near apex. Petiole of inner leaves indistinct to nearly as long as leaf blade, densely short pubescent and minutely glandular; leaf blade rhomboid-obovate to elliptic-oblanceolate, 3--9 X 2--4 mm, abaxially hirtellous throughout or only on midvein, adaxially glabrous, base short attenuate, margin ciliate with long and very short hairs intermixed, apex obtuse to subrounded. Scapes 0.5--2 cm, white hirtellous, minutely glandular; umbels 3--6-flowered; bracts leaflike, elliptic to narrowly oblong, 3--4 mm. Pedicel 1.5--4 mm. Calyx 2.5--3 mm, parted to middle or below; lobes oblong-ovate, apex obtuse. Corolla deep red, 6--11 mm in diam.; lobes obovate, apex broadly rounded to obscurely emarginate.

* Exposed rocks and boulders; 4000--4500 m. N and W Yunnan.


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