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222. Primula tayloriana H. R. Fletcher, J. Roy. Hort. Soc. 74: 210. 1949.

淡粉报春 dan fen bao chun

Herbs perennial. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole not well-differentiated; leaf blade obovate, 4--5 X 2--3 cm; tapering to base, abaxially sparingly cream-yellow farinose, margin denticulate to crenulate, apex rounded. Scapes 4--10 cm, farinose, especially near apex; umbels yellow farinose, 2--8-flowered; bracts linear to linear-lanceolate, 3--7 mm. Pedicel nearly erect, 0.5--1.5 cm. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx campanulate, 5--7 mm, parted to below middle; lobes ± spreading, lanceolate, apex acute, with a conspicuous midvein. Corolla bluish purple; tube 1.1--1.2 cm; limb 1.6--2.5 cm wide; lobes obovate, 5--6 mm, deeply emarginate. Pin flowers: stamens reaching middle of corolla tube; style ca. as long as to slightly longer than tube. Thrum flowers with positions reciprocal. Capsule oblong, slightly longer than calyx. Fl. Apr-May.

* In rock crevices; ca. 3000 m. E Xizang


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