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63. Androsace globifera Duby in A. de Candolle, Prodr. 8: 48. 1844.

球形点地梅 qiu xing dian di mei

Herbs perennial, forming small lax mats. Shoots dark brown, internodes 3--8(--10) mm. Leaf rosettes globose, 4--8 mm in diam. Leaves sessile, densely overlapping. Outer leaves brown, elliptic-oblong to subobovate, 2.5--3.5 X 1.5--2 mm, glabrescent or with few long hairs near apex; midvein ± raised abaxially. Inner leaves spatulate to linear, 4--5 X 0.8--1.5 mm, densely white villous on distal part of both surfaces, apex obtuse to acute. Scapes 2--3 mm, 1- or 2-flowered; bracts oblong, ca. 1 mm. Pedicel 4--10 mm, spreading pubescent. Calyx ca. 3 mm, parted to 1/3; lobes broadly ovate, apex rounded to obtuse. Corolla pinkish, 6--8 mm in diam.; lobes broadly obovate, ca. 3 mm, apex rounded. Fl. Jun-Jul. 2n = 36.

Dry meadows; 3600--4700 m. SW Xizang (Zanda Xian) [Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sikkim].


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