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13. Primula tsiangii W. W. Smith, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 18: 63. 1933.

绒毛报春 rong mao bao chun

Herbs perennial, with long thin rhizomes and numerous fibrous roots. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole 2.5--8.5 cm, densely fulvous tomentose; leaf blade suborbicular to reniform, 2--4.5 X 2.5--5 cm, abaxially with thick tawny wool, detachable in flecks, adaxially with pale tawny appressed multicellular hairs, base cordate, margin entire or obscurely sinuate, apex rounded. Scapes 8--17 cm, densely fulvous tomentose; umbels 1 or 2, superimposed, 2--10-flowered, densely tomentose; bracts linear, 3--4 mm. Pedicel 0.8--2 cm. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx campanulate, 4--5 mm, tomentose, parted to ± middle; lobes broadly ovate, apex acute. Corolla bluish; tube ca. 3 X as long as calyx; limb 7--10 mm wide; lobes obovate, emarginate. Pin flowers: stamens at middle of corolla tube; style ca. as long as tube. Capsule globose, 3.5--4 mm in diam., slightly shorter than calyx. Fl. Mar-Apr, fr. May.

* Moist cliffs; ca. 500 m. Guizhou (Tongzi Xian)


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