All Floras      Advanced Search
FOC Vol. 15 Page 178 Login | eFloras Home | Help
FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 15 | Primulaceae | Primula

270. Primula monticola (Handel-Mazzetti) Chen & C. M. Hu, Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 59(2): 251. 1990.

中甸海水仙 zhong dian hai shu xian

Primula polyphylla (Franchet) Petitmengin var. monticola Handel-Mazzetti, Kaiserl. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Anz. 61: 133. 1924.

Herbs perennial, glabrous, with overlapping broadly ovate (1--3.5 X 1--2 cm) bud scales at base. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole broadly winged, concealed by basal bud scales; leaf blade narrowly elliptic to oblong or obovate, 3--6 X 1--2 cm, minutely glandular or sometimes scarcely farinose, base attenuate, margin denticulate, apex rounded to obtuse. Scapes 5--20 cm, yellow farinose toward apex; umbels capitate, many flowered; bracts triangular to lanceolate, 2--5 mm, base gibbous. Pedicel 1--5 mm, scarcely farinose. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx tubular-campanulate, 4--6 mm, ± farinose, parted to middle; lobes oblong-lanceolate to lanceolate, apex rounded to obtuse. Corolla pink to bluish purple, with a yellow eye, annulate; tube ca. 7 mm; limb 0.8--1.5 cm wide; lobes obovate, deeply 2-lobed. Pin flowers: stamens in lower 1/2 of corolla tube; style ca. as long as tube. Thrum flowers with positions reciprocal. Capsule ovoid, nearly as long as calyx. Fl. Apr.

* Pastures near water; 2400--3600 m. SW Sichuan, NW Yunnan


Flora of China @
Browse by
Advanced Search

Flora of China Home




 |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |