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234. Primula gemmifera Batalin, Mélanges Biol. Bull. Phys.-Math. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg. 11: 491. 1891.

苞芽粉报春 bao ya bao chun

Herbs perennial. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole usually nearly as long as leaf blade, inconspicuous to 2 X as long as leaf blade; leaf blade oblong to ovate or broadly spatulate, 1--7 X 0.5--2 cm, glabrous or sparsely minutely glandular abaxially, base attenuate, margin irregularly remote denticulate, apex obtuse to rounded. Scapes 8--30 cm, efarinose or white farinose toward apex; umbels 3--10-flowered; bracts often tinged with purple, narrowly lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, 3--10 mm, scarcely farinose, base slightly gibbous. Pedicel 0.6--3.5 cm, minutely glandular. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx green or tinged with purple, narrowly campanulate, (5--)6--10 mm, glandular outside, white farinose inside and on margin, parted to middle; lobes lanceolate to triangular, glandular ciliolate. Corolla pink to purple, rarely white, annulate or exannulate; tube 0.8--1.3 cm; limb 1.5--2.5 cm wide; lobes broadly obovate, deeply emarginate. Pin flowers: stamens at middle of corolla tube; style reaching mouth. Thrum flowers with positions reciprocal. Capsule elliptic, slightly longer than calyx.

Wet meadows, woodland margins, streamsides; 2700--4300 m. S Gansu, W Sichuan, NE Xizang, NW Yunnan.

1 Leaves thin textured; corolla annulate . 234a_ var. gemmifera   234a var. gemmifera
+ Leaves subfleshy; corolla exannulate 234b_ var. amoena   234b var. amoena

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