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267. Primula tsongpenii H. R. Fletcher, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 52: 340. 1942.

丛毛岩报春 cong mao yan bao chun

Herbs perennial, evergreen, with comparatively thin, many branched rhizomes, forming dense cushions. Leaves evergreen; petiole winged, nearly as long as leaf blade; leaf blade broadly elliptic to suborbicular, 3--5 mm wide, leathery, abaxially sparsely minutely glandular when young, becoming glabrous, base rounded to cordulate, margin 10--12-toothed and recurved, apex rounded. Scapes 3--5 mm, with a solitary flower; bracts broadly ovate to elliptic, 3--5 mm, ciliolate. Pedicel less than 1 mm, scarcely yellow farinose. Flower heterostylous. Calyx campanulate, ca. 5 mm, farinose at base, parted to ± middle; lobes broadly ovate to oblong, apex rounded to obtuse. Corolla pink, tinged with purple; tube 7--8 mm, with a projecting tuft of hairs at throat; limb 1.3--1.8 cm wide; lobes broadly obovate, deeply 2-lobed; lobules emarginate. Pin flowers: stamens near base of corolla tube; style ca. as long as tube. Thrum flowers: stamens near middle of corolla tube; style ca. 1 mm. Capsule nearly as long as calyx. Fl. Jul.

* On moss-covered rocks; 4600--5000 m. SE Xizang


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