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128. Primula cockburniana Hemsley, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 29: 313. 1892.

鹅黄灯台报春 e huang deng tai bao chun

Primula operculata R. Knuth.

Herbs biennial. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole usually 1/5--1/2 as long as leaf blade; leaf blade oblong to oblong-obovate, 5--10(--12) X 1.6--4.8 cm, abaxially sparsely minutely glandular, base subrounded to broadly cuneate, margin obscurely repand and finely denticulate, apex rounded. Scapes 15--30 cm, elongating to 50 cm in fruit, cream-yellow farinose on nodes; umbels (1 or)2--4(or 5), superimposed; 3--8-flowered; bracts lanceolate, 3--5 mm, cream-colored farinose. Pedicel 1--1.5 mm, elongating to 2--3 cm in fruit. Flowers homostylous. Calyx campanulate, ca. 4 mm, parted to 1/3; lobes triangular, copiously cream-yellow farinose inside, scarcely farinose outside. Corolla dark orange or tinged with red; tube 1--1.1 cm; limb ca. 1.5 cm wide; lobes oblong-obovate, 5--7 X 3--4.5 mm, emarginate. Stamens ca. 8 mm above base of corolla tube. Style slightly longer than anthers. Capsule oblong, slightly longer than calyx. Fl. Jun-Jul. 2n = 22@.

* Moist meadows, at margins of woodlands and thickets; 2900--4200 m. W Sichuan.


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