17. Androsace kouytchensis Bonati, Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève. 5: 297. 1913.
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Androsace refracta Handel-Mazzetti.
Herbs perennial. Leaves forming a basal rosette; petiole 1.5--2.5 cm, hirsute, spreading pubescent; leaf blade suborbicular, 1--2.5 cm wide, sparsely rust-colored appressed hirsute, more densely so near margin, basal sinus penetrating 1/5--1/4, irregularly lobulate-crenate, apex rounded. Scapes 2--5 in each rosette, 4--7 cm, initially ascending or erect, becoming diffuse after anthesis; umbels 6--10-flowered, with rust-colored bristlelike spreading hairs, intermixed with minute glands; bracts linear, ca. 2 mm. Pedicel flexuose, reflexed in fruit, 1.5--2 cm, with rust-colored bristlelike spreading hairs, intermixed with minute glands. Calyx ca. 3 mm, densely hirsute, parted to 1/3; lobes ovate, not enlarging in fruit, apex acute. Corolla white; tube ca. 2 mm; lobes oblong, ca. 2 X 1.5 mm, apex truncate. Ovary pubescent. Fl. Sep.
* C Guizhou (Longli Xian)
Both Androsace kouytchensis and A. refracta have been collected at the same locality. It appears that A. refracta is only a depauperate collection of A. kouytchensis growing in a dry habitat.