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121. Primula mallophylla I. B. Balfour, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 9: 181. 1916.

川东灯台报春 chuan dong dong tai bao chun

Herbs perennial, efarinose, glabrous. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole broadly winged, indistinct to 1/5 as long as leaf blade; leaf blade oblong to oblong-obovate, 12--18 X 4--6.5 cm, base attenuate, margin erose-denticulate, apex rounded to obtuse. Scapes to 30 cm; umbels 2 or 3, superimposed, 8--15-flowered; bracts 2.5--3 mm; outer bracts narrowly elliptic, leaflike; inner bracts linear to linear-lanceolate. Pedicel ca. 1.2 cm. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx tubular-campanulate, 1--1.4 cm, parted below middle; lobes narrowly lanceolate, 7--10 mm. Corolla pale rose-purple; limb ca. 1.5 cm wide; lobes obovate, deeply emarginate. Pin flowers: corolla tube ca. 1.3 cm, slightly longer than calyx; stamens at middle of corolla tube; style exserted. Thrum flowers: corolla tube ca. 2 X as long as calyx; stamens near annulus; style ca. 9 mm. Capsule unknown.

* E Sichuan (Chengkou Xian)


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