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233. Primula conspersa I. B. Balfour & Purdom in I. B. Balfour, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 9: 14. 1915.

散布报春 san bu bao chun

Primula gemmifera Batalin var. licentii (W. W. Smith & Forrest) W. W. Smith & H. R. Fletcher; P. licentii W. W. Smith & Forrest.

Herbs perennial. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole ca. 1/2 as long as to nearly as long as leaf blade, narrowly winged; leaf blade elliptic, 1--5(--7) X 0.5--2(--3) cm, narrowly oblong to lanceolate, initially sparsely minutely glandular, becoming glabrous, base attenuate, margin regularly crenate-denticulate, apex rounded to obtuse. Scapes 10--45 cm, glandular near apex; umbels 1 or 2, superimposed, (2--)5--15-flowered; bracts linear-lanceolate, 4--7 mm, base slightly gibbous. Pedicel 1--5 cm, glandular. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx campanulate, 3.5--5.5 mm, glandular outside, parted to middle; lobes narrowly triangular, glandular ciliolate. Corolla pale lilac to lavender-purple; tube 0.9--1.2 cm; limb 1--1.5 cm wide; lobes obovate, deeply emarginate. Pin flowers: stamens at middle of corolla tube; style slightly exserted. Thrum flowers: stamens just below annulus; style ca. as long as calyx. Capsule oblong, slightly longer than calyx. Fl. May-Jul.

* Wet meadows, woodland margins; 2700--3000 m. Gansu, N Henan (Linxian Xian), S Shaanxi, S Shanxi.


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