183. Gentiana pseudosquarrosa Harry Smith in Handel-Mazzetti, Symb. Sin. 7: 963. 1936.
假鳞叶龙胆 jia lin ye long dan
Annuals 3-6 cm tall. Stems ascending, branched throughout, densely papillate. Basal leaves withered at anthesis; petiole 1-2 mm, densely papillate; leaf blade ovate-lanceolate, ovate-elliptic, or ovate, 0.6-1.5 cm × 4-6 mm, base narrowed, margin thick cartilaginous and densely ciliolate, apex obtuse and cuspidate, midvein distinct. Stem leaves widely spaced, recurved; petiole tube 0.7-1.5 mm, papillate; leaf blade spatulate to obovate, 3-7 × 1.5-2.2 mm, shorter than internodes, base narrowed, margin thick cartilaginous and densely ciliolate, apex rounded and mucronate, midvein distinct. Pedicel 2-6 mm, densely papillate. Calyx obconic, 4-6 mm, tube sometimes densely papillate outside; lobes recurved, ovate to ovate-orbicular, 1.5-2 mm, base narrowed, margin thick cartilaginous and densely ciliolate, apex acute, midvein prominent. Corolla dark blue, tubular to funnelform, 1-1.2 cm; lobes ovate, 2-2.5 mm, margin entire, apex obtuse; plicae ovate, 1.5-2 mm, margin entire or 2cleft, apex obtuse. Stamens inserted just below middle of corolla tube, equal; filaments 3-3.5 mm; anthers ellipsoid, 0.7-1 mm. Style 2-2.2 mm; stigma lobes oblong. Capsules narrowly obovoid to obovoid, 3-4 mm; gynophore to 1.2 cm, stout. Seeds light brown, ellipsoid to ovoid-ellipsoid, 0.5-1 mm. Fl. and fr. Apr-Sep.
* Grassland slopes, alpine meadows, scrub; 1400-3800 m. SW Qinghai, W Sichuan, SE Xizang, NW Yunnan.