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5. Androsace rotundifolia Hardwicke, Asiat. Res. 6: 350. 1799.

叶苞点地梅 ye bao diao di mei

Herbs perennial, pubescent-villous or glandular pubescent. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole (1.5--)3--10 cm; leaf blade suborbicular to reniform, 0.4--3 X 0.6--4 cm, margin crenate to crenate-lobate, base cordate; lobes crenate-dentate to sharply dentate on margin. Scapes 4--18 cm; umbels 4--30-flowered; bracts oblanceolate to obovate-cuneate, rarely elliptic, (2.5--)4--10(--19) mm, leaflike, margin entire or dentate near apex. Pedicel 4--15(--40) mm. Calyx campanulate, 4--6 mm, parted to middle or slightly below; lobes ovate to elliptic-ovate, margin entire or dentate near apex. Corolla white to pink or pinkish red, 6.5--10 mm in diam.; lobes cuneate-obovate, 3--4 X 2--3.8 mm, apex retuse or deeply emarginate. 2n = 20.

Grassy slopes, Abies and Pinus forests; 800--4000 m. W Xizang [Afghanistan, India, Kashmir, W Nepal, Pakistan]

1 Leaf blade 4--12 X 6--20 mm, margin sharply dentate; bracts 2.5--5(--6) mm, margin entire   5c var. thomsonii
+ Leaf blade (6--)12--30 X 12--40 mm, margin crenate to crenate-dentate; bracts longer than 6 mm, dentate or entire.   (2)
2 (1) Plants pubescent or pubescent-villous; bracts dentate at apex   5a var. rotundifolia
+ Plants glandular pubescent; bracts usually entire   5b var. glandulosa

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