Perennials, 10-55 cm tall. Stems numerous, cespitose, slender, basally curved, ascending, simple or apically branched. Leaves opposite or sometimes subopposite above middle of stem; leaf blade triangular-ovate, 1-4 X 0.5-3.5 cm, pinnatisect; pinnae linear, with villous multicellular glandular hairs, apex obtuse and sometimes mucronate. Flowers solitary. Pedicel 1-3 mm. Calyx 5-8 mm, glandular villous; lobes ovate to lanceolate, 2-4 X 1-2 mm, margin entire or parted into 2 or more segments. Corolla usually yellow to orange-yellow, outside glandular and eglandular villous; tube 0.6-1.5 cm; throat hairy; lower lobes obovate, 4-6.5 mm, subequal or middle lobe slightly larger than lateral lobes, margin ciliate, apex obtuse to emarginate; upper lobes ovate, 3-4 mm. Stamens included. Ovary pilose. Capsule 4-6 mm. Seeds ovoid, less than 1 mm. Fl. and fr. May-Oct.
Grassy slopes, under woods, in thickets; 1900-4100 m. Guizhou, Qinghai, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan [Bhutan].