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262. Primula aliciae G. Taylor ex W. W. Smith, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 52: 336. 1942.

西藏缺裂报春 xi zang que lie bao chun

Herbs perennial. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole short, winged; leaf blade obovate to spatulate, 2--4 X 0.5--1.5 cm, tapering to base, abaxially minutely glandular or pale yellow farinose, pubescent along veins, adaxially scabrous-puberulous, margin irregularly sharp dentate, apex rounded. Scapes 6--18 cm, scarcely farinose toward apex; umbels subcapitate, 2--6-flowered; bracts narrowly lanceolate to oblanceolate or sublinear, 5--12 mm, sparsely farinose. Pedicel 1--5 mm, ± yellow farinose. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx campanulate, 7--9 mm, yellow farinose, parted to middle or slightly below; lobes ovate to ovate-oblong, margin often dentate, apex rounded to obtuse. Corolla lavender to violet-blue with a rose-purple tube; limb ca. 2 cm wide; lobes broadly obovate, deeply emarginate. Pin flowers: corolla tube 9--10 mm; stamens ca. 3.5 mm above base of corolla tube; style ca. as long as tube. Thrum flowers with positions reciprocal. Capsule oblong, 7--8 mm. Fl. Jul.

* Stony grassy slopes; ca. 4800 m. SE Xizang (Mainling Xian).


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