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168. Primula ninguida W. W. Smith, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 15: 77. 1926.

林芝报春 lin zhi bao chun

Primula macrophylla D. Don var. ninguida (W. W. Smith) W. W. Smith & H. R. Fletcher.

Herbs perennial, with a long stock formed by overlapping petioles and basal bud scales. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole broadly winged, nearly as long as to slightly longer than leaf blade; leaf blade lanceolate to oblanceolate, 3.5--9 X 1--1.5 cm, abaxially cream-yellow farinose, adaxially ± puberulous, base attenuate, margin crenulate, apex acute. Scapes ca. 15 cm, scarcely farinose toward apex; umbels 3--15-flowered; bracts narrowly lanceolate, ca. 1 cm. Pedicel 5--10 mm, cream-white farinose. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx tubular, 8--10 mm, parted nearly to base; lobes linear-lanceolate, ca. 1 mm wide, sparsely puberulous outside, copiously white farinose inside. Corolla deep purple-rose; limb 1.5--2 cm wide; lobes oblong-elliptic, 8--12 X 3--5 mm, margin entire. Pin flowers: corolla tube 1.3--1.4 cm; stamens near middle of corolla tube; style ca. as long as tube. Thrum flowers: corolla tube 1.4--1.5(--1.8) cm; stamens toward apex of corolla tube; style reaching middle of tube. Capsule cylindric, longer than calyx. Fl. Jun.

* Moist meadows, streamsides, at margins of woodlands and thickets; 3900--5000 m. SE Xizang (Mainling Xian, Nyingchi Xian)


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