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151. Primula lungchiensis W. P. Fang, J. Sichuan Univ., Nat. Sci. Ed. 1956(1): 88. 1956.

龙池报春 long chi bao chun

Herbs perennial, lacking basal bud scales at anthesis. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole narrowly winged, nearly as long as leaf blade; leaf blade oblanceolate to spatulate, 2--5 X 0.6--1.5 cm, tapering to base, glabrous, sparsely minutely brown glandular, pinnately lobed nearly to midvein, apex rounded to obtuse; lobes lobulate to incised-dentate. Scapes 8--15 cm, glandular toward apex; umbels 4--7-flowered; bracts lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, 4--6 mm. Pedicel 2--5 mm, glandular. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx campanulate, 8--10 mm, parted slightly below middle; lobes lanceolate, copiously white farinose inside and on margin, apex acute. Corolla rose to purple; tube 1.1--1.5 cm; limb ca. 2 cm wide; lobes oblong, 9--10 X 4.5--5 mm, margin entire or with 2--4 teeth, apex rounded. Thrum flowers with stamens at middle of corolla tube; style ca. 3 mm. Capsule ellipsoid-cylindric, slightly longer than calyx. Fl. Jun.

* Grassy mountain slopes; ca. 1500 m. W Sichuan (Lixian Xian)


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