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125. Primula bulleyana Forrest, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 4: 231. 1908.

桔红灯台报春 jie hong deng tai bao chun

Herbs perennial. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole 1/4--1/2 as long as leaf blade, broadly winged; leaf blade elliptic-oblanceolate, 10--22(--30) X 3--8(--10) cm, tapering to base, margin irregularly denticulate, apex obtuse to rounded; lateral veins more than 15 pairs, originating at an angle of 45. Scapes 20--70 cm, cream-yellow farinose toward apex and on nodes; umbels 5--7, superimposed, (4--)6--16-flowered; bracts linear, usually slightly longer than pedicel. Pedicel 1.3--2.5 cm, scarcely farinose. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx campanulate, 5--9.5 mm, scarcely farinose outside, densely cream-yellow farinose inside, parted to middle or slightly below; lobes lanceolate, apex acuminate-subulate. Corolla deep orange; limb ca. 2 cm wide; lobes oblong-obovate, slightly emarginate. Pin flowers: corolla tube 1--1.2 cm; stamens ca. 5 mm above base of corolla tube; style ca. 8.5 mm. Thrum flowers: corolla tube 1.4--1.5 cm; stamens ca. 1 cm above base of corolla tube; style ca. 5 mm. Capsule subglobose, nearly as long as calyx. Fl. Jun-Jul. 2n = 24@.

* Wet meadows; 2600--3200 m. SW Sichuan, NW Yunnan (Lijiang Xian).


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