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93. Primula chamaedoron W. W. Smith, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 19: 208. 1937.

单花脆蒴报春 dan hua cui shuo bao chun

Herbs perennial. Basal bud scales ovate to oblong, to 2.5 cm, reddish. Petiole broadly winged, nearly as long as leaf blade, mostly enveloped by basal scales; leaf blade elliptic to oblong, 20--40 X 5--10 mm, minutely glandular, base cuneate or subrounded, margin crenate-dentate, apex obtuse to rounded. Scapes nearly obsolete to 1.5 cm, sparsely glandular, with a solitary flower; bracts usually 2 or 3, linear, 4--15 mm. Pedicel 1--1.5 cm. Flower heterostylous. Calyx slightly tinged with red, campanulate, 8--9 mm, glandular, parted to middle; lobes ovate to ovate-lanceolate, margin entire, apex rounded to obtuse. Corolla bluish purple, annulate; tube ca. 1.3 cm; limb 3--3.5 cm wide; lobes obovate to oblong-obovate, deeply emarginate. Pin flowers: stamens ca. 3 mm above base of corolla tube; style ca. as long as calyx. Thrum flowers: stamens at middle of corolla tube; style ca. 4 mm. Capsule disintegrating at maturity. Fl. Jul.

* Wet meadows; 4700--5000 m. S Xizang.


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