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238. Primula urticifolia Maximowicz, Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg. ser. 3, 27:497. 1881.

荨麻叶报春 qian ma ye bao chun

Herbs perennial. Leaves forming a lax rosette; petiole 2--5 X as long as leaf blade, narrowly winged; leaf blade suborbicular to broadly ovate, 3--7 mm wide, efarinose but sparsely minutely glandular, base cuneate, pinnately 5--11-lobed, apex rounded; lobules linear-oblong, ca. 1 mm, apex obtuse. Scapes 2--7 cm, 1--3-flowered; bracts subulate, 3--5 mm. Pedicel 0.5--1.5 cm, sparingly glandular. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx narrowly campanulate, 4--5 mm, parted to middle, 5-ribbed; lobes ovate to oblong, apex acute. Corolla rose-pink; tube ca. 2 X as long as calyx; limb 1--1.5 cm wide; lobes broadly obovate, deeply emarginate. Pin flowers: stamens near base of corolla tube; style ca. as long as to slightly longer than calyx. Thrum flowers: stamens at middle of corolla tube; style ca. 2 mm. Capsule oblong, slightly shorter than calyx.

* In limestone rock crevices; ca. 4000 m. E Qinghai (Datong Xian, Xining Shi)


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