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198. Primula kongboensis Kingdon-Ward, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 15: 72. 1926.

工布报春 gong bu bao chun

Herbs perennial. Petiole usually indistinct, membranously winged; leaf blade spatulate to oblong-spatulate, 7--15 X 2--5 mm, densely minutely glandular, base attenuate, margin obscurely erose-denticulate, apex rounded. Scapes 1.5--5 cm; umbels subcapitate, minutely capitate glandular; 2--10-flowered; bracts ovate to rhomboid-ovate, 2--3 X 1.5--2 mm, capitate glandular, base gibbous, occasionally 3-lobed, apex obtuse to rounded. Pedicel obsolete. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx campanulate, parted to near middle; lobes tinged with purple, oblong, glandular ciliolate, apex rounded. Corolla rose-pink to lilac; tube ca. 3 mm, nearly as long as calyx; limb 5--6 mm wide; lobes oblong-obovate, deeply emarginate. Pin flowers: stamens slightly exceeding middle of corolla tube; style reaching mouth. Thrum flowers with positions reciprocal. Capsule subglobose, ca. 2 mm in diam. Fl. Jun.

* Damp meadows; 4700--5000 m. E Xizang


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