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42. Primula saturata W. W. Smith & H. R. Fletcher, Trans. Bot. Soc. Edinburgh. 34: 129. 1944.

黄葵叶报春 huang kui bao chun

Herbs perennial. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole ca. 2.5 cm, with dense white multicellular hairs, narrowly winged proximally; leaf blade obovate to oblong, 3--6 X 2--3.5 cm, abaxially densely short hirsute, with longer white hairs along veins, adaxially copiously scurfy hirsute, base subattenuate or subrounded, margin sinuate-crenate, apex rounded. Scapes 16--20 cm, elongating to 40 cm in fruit, with dense white multicellular hairs. Racemes solitary, 10--15-flowered; bracts lanceolate, 5--8 mm, pubescent. Pedicel 5--10 mm, densely pubescent. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx widely campanulate, 8--10 mm, pilose, glandular, parted nearly to middle; lobes ovate to triangular. Corolla bright yellow; tube ca. 1.4 cm; limb 2--2.5 cm wide; lobes obovate, emarginate. Pin flowers: stamens at middle of corolla tube; style reaching annulus. Thrum flowers: stamens 8--9 mm above base of corolla tube; style ca. 5 mm. Capsule subglobose, slightly shorter than calyx, 5--7 mm in diam. Fl. Jul.

* Mixed forests, grassy slopes; 2100--4000 m. W Sichuan


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