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214. Primula sertulum Franchet, J. Bot. (Morot). 9: 451. 1895.

小伞报春 xiao san bao chun

Herbs perennial, efarinose. Leaves forming a rosette, indistinctly petiolate, oblanceolate, 3--12 X 0.7--2 cm, abaxially minutely capitate glandular, base long cuneate-attenuate, margin irregularly sharp dentate, apex obtuse to subrounded. Scapes 5--15 cm, sparsely glandular, umbels 6--20-flowered; bracts lanceolate, 5--10 mm, base slightly gibbous. Pedicel 0.8--2 cm, minutely glandular. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx campanulate, 4.5--6 mm, sparsely glandular outside, pale-yellow farinose inside, parted to middle or below; lobes lanceolate to oblong, apex acute to subobtuse. Corolla violet or pink; tube 7--8 mm; limb ca. 1.5 cm wide; lobes obovate, deeply emarginate. Pin flowers: stamens ca. 2 mm above base of corolla tube; style reaching annulus. Thrum flowers with positions reciprocal. Capsule ovoid, ca. 3 mm in diam. Fl. May. 2n = 16@.

* In rock crevices exposed to dripping water; 1400--2000 m. E Sichuan (Chengkou Xian, Nanchuan Xian)


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