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82. Primula wenshanensis F. H. Chen & C. M. Hu, Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 59(2): 291. 1990.

滇南脆蒴报春 dian nan cui shuo bao chun

Herbs perennial, efarinose, lacking basal bud scales at anthesis. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole narrowly winged, 1.5--3.5 cm; leaf blade elliptic to obovate-elliptic or suborbicular, 2--7.8 X 1.5--3.5 mm, papery when dry, glabrous, base obtuse to subrounded, margin dentate, apex rounded; lateral veins 6--9 pairs, nearly at 90 angles to midvein. Scapes 5--9 cm, glandular; umbel solitary, 2--7-flowered; bracts lanceolate, 4--6 mm, apex acute. Pedicel 3--5 mm, elongating to 1--1.5 cm in fruit, minutely brownish glandular. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx narrowly campanulate, 5--7 mm, parted to 1/3, 5-veined; lobes triangular, apex acute. Corolla deep violet; limb ca. 1.5 cm wide; lobes triangular, apex acute; 2-lobed; lobules dentate. Pin flowers: tube 5.5--7 mm; style slightly exserted; stamens at middle of tube. Thrum flowers: tube ca. 9 mm; stamens near tube apex; style reaching middle of tube. Capsule globose, ca. 4 mm in diam., disintegrating at maturity. Fl. Feb.

* Mixed forests; ca. 2000 m. SE Yunnan (Wenshan Xian)


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