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66. Primula rockii W. W. Smith, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 16: 224. 1932.

纤柄皱叶报春 xian bing zhou ye bao chun

Herbs perennial. Rhizomes woody, with brownish scales, remains of old leaves at apex. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole 1--7 cm, pilose; leaf blade broadly ovate to ovate-oblong, 1--3(--4) X 0.5--2.5(--3) cm, ciliate, abaxially with dense multicellular hairs, adaxially less densely so, base truncate to shallowly cordate, incised-lobulate, apex subrounded to obtuse; lobes with 1 or 2 blunt teeth on each side. Scapes inconspicuous or to 2.5 cm, pilose; umbel solitary, 2--6-flowered; bracts lanceolate, 7.5--10 mm. Pedicel 2--4 cm, glandular tawny pubescent. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx tubular to campanulate, 7--10 mm, glandular pubescent, parted to middle; lobes lanceolate, apex acute to obtuse. Corolla yellow, pubescent outside; tube ca. 1.5 X as long as calyx; limb ca. 1.5 cm wide; lobes obcordate to subrounded, 2-cleft or irregularly crenate at apex. Pin flowers: stamens ca. 3.5 mm above base of corolla tube; style ca. 6 mm. Thrum flowers: stamens in upper 1/3 of corolla tube; style ca. 1.5 mm. Capsule globose, shorter than calyx. Fl. Jun.

* In limestone rock crevices; 3000--4400 m. SW Sichuan (Muli Xian), NW Yunnan (Weixi Xian)


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