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4. Primula epilithica F. H. Chen & C. M. Hu, Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 59(2): 289. 1990.

石面报春 shi mian bao chun

Herbs perennial, densely rust-colored pilose. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole slender, slightly longer than leaf blade; leaf blade ovate to elliptic, 0.8--2.6 X 0.7--2.2 cm, base cordate, 8--10-lobulate, apex rounded; lobes broadly triangular, margin with 1 or 2 teeth, apex acute. Scapes shorter than leaves, 1--2.5 cm; umbel solitary, 2--6-flowered; bracts linear-lanceolate, 2--3 mm. Pedicel divaricate after anthesis, 0.8--2.5 cm. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx campanulate, ca. 4 mm, parted to middle; lobes ovate-triangular, apex acute. Corolla pink; tube 6--7 mm; limb 0.8--1.5 cm wide; lobes obovate, 2-cleft. Pin flowers: stamens near base of corolla tube; style slightly shorter than tube. Thrum flowers: stamens toward apex of corolla tube; style ca. 1 mm. Capsule globose, ca. 2.5 mm in diam. Fl. Oct-Dec.

* Rocky areas; 2300--2500 m. Yunnan (Jingdong Xian)


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