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100. Primula exscapa F. H. Chen & C. M. Hu, Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 59(2): 293. 1990.

无葶脆蒴报春 wu ting cui shuo bao chun

Herbs perennial, efarinose, with small membranous basal bud scales at anthesis. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole 2--4.5 cm, densely fulvous pilose; leaf blade elliptic to oblong or oblong-obovate, 2.5--7 X 1.5--3.5 cm, enlarging to 12 X 6.5 cm at fruiting, firm papery, abaxially with tawny multicellular hairs along midvein and lateral veins, otherwise glabrous, adaxially fulvous pilose along midvein, otherwise glabrous or sparsely pubescent, base obtuse to broadly cuneate, margin obscurely crenate, apex rounded. Scapes obsolete; inflorescences 1--4-flowered from leaf rosette. Pedicel 1.5--4 cm, elongating slightly in fruit, densely fulvous pilose. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx campanulate, 7--9 mm, sparsely pilose on proximal 1/2, parted to middle; lobes ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate, ciliate. Corolla purple; tube ca. 1.1 cm; limb 1.5--1.8 mm wide; lobes narrowly obovate, emarginate. Pin flowers: stamens ca. 4 mm above base of corolla tube; style slightly exserted. Thrum flowers: stamens toward apex of corolla tube; style 3--4 mm. Capsule disintegrating at maturity. Fl. Mar-Apr.

* On rocks near water; 2200--2400 m. C Yunnan (Jingdong Xian)


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