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175. Primula crocifolia Pax & K. Hoffmann, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 17: 96. 1920.

番红报春 fan hong bao chun

Herbs perennial, with stock to 3.5 cm formed by overlapping petioles and basal bud scales, with fibrous remains of leaves at base. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole nearly enveloped by basal bud scales; leaf blade linear-lanceolate, 15--80 X 2--3.5 mm, tapering at base, abaxially scarcely white farinose (obscure when dry), margin entire to remotely obscure denticulate, narrowly revolute, apex acute. Scapes 2--8 cm, scarcely farinose, umbels 1--4-flowered; bracts lanceolate, 5--8 mm. Pedicel 2--10 mm, ± farinose. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx tubular-campanulate, 5--8 mm, parted usually to 2/3; lobes often tinged with purple, oblong-lanceolate. Corolla yellow; tube 9--10 mm; limb 1--1.2 cm wide; lobes oblong, ca. 6 X 2 mm, margin entire. Thrum flowers: stamens at middle of corolla tube; style ca. 1/2 as long as calyx. Capsule cylindric, ca. 2 X as long as calyx. Fl. May.

* Meadows, screes; 4300--4800 m. W Sichuan (Dawu Xian).


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