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9. Tulipa patens C. Agardh ex Schultes & J. H. Schultes in Roemer & Schultes, Syst. Veg. 7: 384. 1829.

垂蕾郁金香 chui lei yu jin xiang

Bulb ovoid, slightly elongate apically, 1--1.5 cm in diam.; tunic brown, papery, ± appressed hairy inside, sometimes glabrous toward base. Stem 10--25 cm, glabrous. Leaves 2 or 3, spaced, linear-lanceolate or lanceolate, scarcely or slightly overtopping flower, 0.4--2 cm wide. Flower solitary, nodding in bud or when withered. Tepals white, yellow at base, oblong to lanceolate, 1.5--3 cm × 4--10 mm; outer ones abaxially tinged with purplish green or pale green; inner ones longitudinally streaked with purplish green or pale green at center, ca. 2 × as wide as outer, clawed and pubescent at base. Inner stamens longer than outer ones; filaments hairy and dilated at base. Style 1--2 mm. Capsule oblong, 2--2.5 × ca. 1.5 cm, Fl. and fr. Apr--May. 2 n = 24.

Thickets, shady slopes; 1400--2000 m. NW Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Russia].


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