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61. Primula kwangtungensis W. W. Smith, Sunyatsenia. 3: 244. 1937.

广东报春 guang dong bao chun

Herbs perennial. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole 0.5--3 cm, densely rust-colored pilose; leaf blade broadly obovate to oblong or elliptic, 5--11.5 X 3--7.5 cm, long ciliate, thin papery, abaxially with rust-colored multicellular hairs along veins, adaxially pubescent along midvein when young, soon becoming glabrous, base broadly cuneate to subrounded, margin nearly entire to remotely denticulate, apex rounded. Scapes 3--12 cm, rust-colored pilose; umbels 1 or 2, superimposed, 3--9-flowered; bracts lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, 4--5 mm, ± pubescent. Pedicel 1--1.5 mm, rust-colored pilose. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx campanulate, 6--7 mm, pubescent or nearly glabrous, parted to 1/3; lobes triangular, apex acute. Corolla rose or purplish blue; tube 1.1--1.3 cm; limb ca. 1.5 cm wide; lobes obovate, 6--8 mm, deeply emarginate. Pin flowers: stamens near middle of corolla tube; style ca. as long as tube. Thrum flowers with positions reciprocal. Capsule ellipsoid, slightly shorter than calyx. Fl. Feb-Mar.

* On wet rocks in woodlands; ca. 200 m. N Guangdong (Lechang Xian, Ruyuan Xian)


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