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158. Primula hoi W. P. Fang, J. Sichuan Univ., Nat. Sci. Ed. 1956(1): 100. 1956; as "hoii".

单伞长柄报春 dan san chang bing bao chun

Herbs perennial, without basal bud scales and overlapping petioles. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole narrowly winged, nearly as long as leaf blade; leaf blade elliptic to oblong-elliptic, 5--10 X 2.5--4.5 cm, submembranous when dry, abaxially white farinose when young, becoming efarinose, base short attenuate, margin regularly denticulate, apex obtuse to acute. Scapes 14--28 cm, scarcely farinose toward apex; umbels 2--8-flowered; bracts linear-lanceolate, 4--7 mm. Pedicel 0.5--2(--3) cm, sparsely glandular, white farinose toward apex. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx tubular-campanulate, 7--10(--12) mm, glandular outside, densely white farinose inside, parted slightly below middle; lobes oblong-lanceolate, apex acute. Corolla pale bluish purple; tube 1.1--1.4 cm; limb ca. 2 cm wide; lobes broadly obovate, 8--9 X ca. 7 mm, margin entire. Pin flowers: stamens ca. 4 mm above base of corolla tube; style slightly exserted. Thrum flowers: stamens toward apex of corolla tube; style slightly shorter than calyx. Capsule unknown. Fl. Jun.

* Grassy mountain slopes, woodland margins. W Sichuan (Li Xian).


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