5. Parnassia longipetaloides J. T. Pan, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 23: 222. 1985.
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Stems 1 or 2, 2.7-4 cm, usually with 1 leaf distally. Basal leaves 5 or 6; petiole 0.9-2.2 cm; leaf blade abaxially greenish, adaxially deep green, ovate-reniform, 4.5-6.5 × 4.1-7 mm, 3-veined abaxially, base cordate, apex obtuse. Cauline leaf sessile, amplexicaul, cordate-reniform, 4-6 × 4-5 mm, base sometimes with a few rusty brown appendages. Flower 3.5-5.5 mm in diam.; hypanthium campanulate. Sepals erect at anthesis, ovate-elliptic, 2.5-3 × 1.9-2 mm, 3-veined, base with several rusty brown appendages, margin entire, apex obtuse. Petals yellow-green or brown-green, oblong or lanceolate, 3.2-4.1 × 1.5-2 mm, base abruptly contracted into a claw ca. 1 mm, sometimes with several rusty brown, hairlike appendages, margin indistinctly erose proximally, apex acute. Anthers ellipsoid, ca. 0.8 mm; filaments ca. 3 mm; staminodes terete, ca. 1.5 mm, stalk ca. 0.5 × 0.6 mm, lamina apically discoid, disc 0.8 mm in diam., rim indistinctly 4-6-dentate. Ovary mostly superior; style ca. 0.5 mm; stigma 3-lobed. Capsule unknown. Fl. Jul.
* Alpine meadows; 3600-4200 m. NW Yunnan (Eryuan Xian, Lijiang Naxi Zu Zizhixian).