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187. Saxifraga angustata Harry Smith, Acta Horti Gothob. 1: 17. 1924.

狭叶虎耳草 xia ye hu er cao

Hirculus angustatus (Harry Smith) Losinskaja.

Stem 8-12 cm tall, glandular pilose. Stolons arising from axils of basal leaves, sparsely glandular hairy, apex gemmiferous. Basal leaves aggregated into a rosette, suboblanceolate to narrowly linear, 10-15 × 1.0-1.5 mm, subcarnose, both surfaces and margin glandular hairy, apex acute. Cauline leaves remote, narrowly linear, 13-17 × 1.8-2 mm, both surfaces and margin glandular hairy, apex acute. Cyme laxly corymbose, 5- or 6-flowered; pedicels 5-10 mm, glandular pilose. Sepals erect, then spreading, oblong or narrowly ovate, 2.5-4 × 1.5-2 mm, subcarnose, abaxially and marginally sparsely glandular pubescent, veins 3-5, partly or fully confluent at apex, apex acute. Petals red or pink when dry, narrowly elliptic, 3-3.5 × 1.5-2 mm, 2-callose, 3-5-veined, base tapered into a claw ca. 0.6 mm, apex acute. Male flowers: stamens ca. 1.5 mm; pistil degenerate. Female flowers: stamens degenerate, 0.4-0.5 mm; ovary inferior, ca. 3 mm, with an annular nectary disc; styles 1-1.5 mm. Fl. (?and fr.) Jul-Sep.

* Moist alpine meadows, cliff faces; 4200-4300 m. W Sichuan.


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