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10. Primula interjacens Chen, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 1: 175. 1951.

景东报春 jing dong bao chun

Herbs perennial, pilose or glabrous. Rhizomes stout, woody, with withered remains of old foliage. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole slender, 3--8 cm, narrowly winged, vaginate at base; leaf blade broadly ovate to suborbicular, 2--5.5 X 2--5 cm, abaxially densely fugacious cream-yellow farinose, base cordate, margin undulate to broadly crenate, apex rounded. Leaves of previous year papery, ± bullate. Scapes purplish brown, 8--14 cm; umbels in 1 or 2 whorls, 3--8-flowered, sparsely farinose; bracts lanceolate to oblong, 4--7 mm, apex acute. Pedicel 1.5--3.5 cm. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx campanulate, ca. 5 mm, parted to middle; lobes ovate to ovate-triangular, apex acute. Corolla rose, initially yellow farinose outside; tube 9--10 mm; limb ca. 2 cm wide; lobes broadly obovate and deeply 2-cleft. Pin flowers: stamens ca. 2.5 mm above base of corolla tube; style ca. as long as tube. Thrum flowers: stamens ca. 8 mm above base of corolla tube; style ca. 2 mm. Capsule globose, ca. as long as calyx.

On rocks; ca. 2200 m. Yunnan (Jingdong Xian).

1 Plants pubescent   10a var. interjacens
+ Plants glabrous   10b var. epilosa

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