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99. Primula bomiensis F. H. Chen & C. M. Hu, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 18: 383. 1980.

波密脆蒴报春 bo mi cui shuo bao chun

Herbs perennial, base with overlapping bud scales. Leaves 2--3.5 X ca. 1 cm, inconspicuously petiolate at anthesis, to 10 X 4.5 cm, with a petiole 1/3--1/2 as long as leaf blade at fruiting; leaf blade oblong to obovate, tapering to base, margin irregularly hydathode-denticulate, apex subrounded. Flowering scapes 1.5--3 cm, densely glandular pubescent, elongating to 20 cm in fruit; umbels 2- or 3-flowered; bracts 2--4, linear-acuminate from wider base, 5--6 mm. Pedicel ca. 3 mm, elongating to 1.5 cm in fruit, densely glandular pubescent. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx tubular-campanulate, 8--9 mm, sparsely glandular, parted to middle; lobes ovate, ciliolate, apex acute to subobtuse. Corolla pale rose-purple; tube ca. as long as calyx; limb 8--10 mm wide; lobes obovate, slightly emarginate. Thrum flowers: stamens toward apex of corolla tube; style ca. 2 mm. Capsule subglobose, ca. 6 mm in diam., disintegrating at maturity. Fl. May, fr. Aug.

* Abies forests; ca. 3700 m. E Xizang (Bomi Xian).


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