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202. Primula meiotera (W. W. Smith & H. R. Fletcher) C. M. Hu in Chen & C. M. Hu, Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 59(2): 190. 1990.

深齿小报春 shen chi xiao bao chun

Primula rhodochroa W. W. Smith var. meiotera W. W. Smith & H. R. Fletcher, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 52: 339. 1942.

Herbs perennial. Petiole obscure; leaf blade spatulate to oblanceolate, 10--30 X 2--5 mm, abaxially densely white farinose, adaxially sparsely glandular, base cuneate-attenuate, with 3--5 ± runcinate coarse teeth on each side of margin, apex acute. Scapes 0.3--4 cm, white farinose, 1- or 2-flowered; bracts linear, to 5 mm. Pedicel 7--10 mm, farinose. Flowers homostylous. Calyx cup-shaped, ca. 4 mm, sparsely white farinose, parted below middle; lobes narrowly lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, apex acute to subobtuse; sinus between lobes rounded. Corolla bluish purple; tube nearly as long as calyx; limb 4.5--6 mm wide; lobes obovate, emarginate. Stamens toward apex of corolla tube. Style ca. as long as tube. Capsule oblong, ca. as long as calyx. Fl. Jul.

* Among rocks; ca. 4300 m. E Xizang (Mainling Xian)


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