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47. Primula celsiiformis I. B. Balfour, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 9: 7. 1915.

显脉报春 xian mai bao chun

Primula racemosa H. Léveillé.

Herbs perennial. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole 4--15 cm, densely short hirsute and short-stalked glandular; leaf blade oblong to oblong-elliptic, 4--10 X 2--5 cm, abaxially copiously fulvous short hirsute, adaxially short hirsute intermixed with long white hairs, base cordate to subcordate, margin repand-crenate with obscure denticulate crenations, apex rounded to obtuse; reticulate veins elevated abaxially. Scapes 30--40 cm, densely short hirsute and short-stalked glandular; racemes solitary, elongate, many flowered; bracts linear to lanceolate or oblanceolate, 4--6 mm, enlarging to 1.2 cm in fruit, glandular pubescent. Pedicel 0.7--1.5 cm, elongating to 2 cm in fruit, densely scurfy short pubescent. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx broadly campanulate, 7--8 mm, enlarging to 2 cm in fruit, densely short hirsute, glandular, parted ± to middle; lobes broadly triangular to ovate, leaflike, with elevated veins. Corolla violet; tube ca. 1.2 cm, short glandular pubescent outside; limb 1.3--2.5 cm wide; lobes obovate, deeply emarginate. Pin flowers: stamens ca. 3 mm above base of corolla tube; style 7--8 mm. Capsule subglobose, 4--5 mm in diam. Fl. May.

* Mountains, in rock crevices; 600--2500 m. SW Sichuan, NE Yunnan.


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