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83. Primula jucunda W. W. Smith, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 19: 209. 1937.

山南脆蒴报春 shan nan cui shuo bao chun

Primula jucunda W. W. Smith var. ponticula W. W. Smith.

Herbs perennial. Basal bud scales broadly ovate, 3--4 cm, densely white farinose. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole ca. as long as leaf blade, narrowly winged, vaginate at base; leaf blade broadly elliptic, 3--5 X 2--3 cm, abaxially densely white or cream-yellow farinose, base rounded to subcordate, occasionally slightly decurrent, margin crenate, apex rounded. Scapes 8--15 cm, farinose toward apex; umbels 5--7-flowered; bracts linear to linear-lanceolate, 7--10 mm, farinose. Pedicel ca. 5 mm, densely farinose. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx tubular, 9--10 mm, farinose, parted to 2/3; lobes linear-lanceolate, with prominent midvein. Corolla golden-yellow; tube 1.4--1.5 cm; limb 1.5--2 cm wide; lobes elliptic to narrowly obovate, slightly emarginate. Pin flowers: stamens at middle of corolla tube; style ca. as long as tube. Thrum flowers: stamens in upper 1/3 of corolla tube; style ca. 5 mm. Capsule disintegrating at maturity. Fl. Jul.

* Alpine meadows; ca. 3700 m. SE Xizang


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