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131. Primula prenantha I. B. Balfour & W. W. Smith in I. B. Balfour, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 9: 191. 1915.

小花灯台报春 xiao hua deng tai bao chun

Herbs perennial, efarinose, glabrous. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole indistinct to 1/3 as long as leaf blade; leaf blade oblong-obovate to obovate-elliptic, 3.5--9 X 1.5--3 cm, base attenuate, margin erose-denticulate, apex rounded. Scape 10--15 cm, elongating to 20 cm in fruit; umbels 1 or 2, superimposed, 2--8-flowered; bracts linear to linear-lanceolate, 3--8 mm. Pedicel 0.5--1.5(--2) cm. Flowers homostylous. Calyx campanulate, 3--5.5 mm, parted at most to 1/3; lobes triangular, margin entire, rarely 1- or 2-toothed. Corolla yellow; limb 6--10(--12) mm wide.

Wet and alpine meadows, bog margins; 2400--4000 m. SE Xizang, NW Yunnan [Bhutan, NE India, N Myanmar, Nepal, Sikkim]

1 Mature corolla limb 6--9 mm wide; lobes oblong-ovate, not spreading   131a subsp. prenantha
+ Mature corolla limb 9--12 mm wide; lobes obovate, ± spreading   131b subsp. morsheadiana

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