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Solms-laubachia minor Hand.-Mazz.


Description from Flora of China

Herbs 1-2.5 cm tall, densely subhirsute, with trichomes 1-2.5 mm; caudex covered with curling leaves of previous years. Petioles of basal leaves 2-5 mm, not thickened, persistent, ciliate; leaf blade filiform to narrowly linear, 2.5-10(-1.5) × 0.3-1 mm, long ciliate, often grooved adaxially, base attenuate, apex subacute. Cauline leaves absent. Flowers solitary. Fruiting pedicels erect or ascending, 2-7(-10) mm. Sepals oblong to oblong-linear, 4.5-5.5 × 1-1.5 mm, free. Petals pinkish mauve, pale lilac, or purple, obovate, 1-1.2 cm × 3.5-5 mm; claw 6-7 mm. Filaments of median staminal pairs 3-4 mm, those of lateral pair 2-2.5 mm; anthers 1.2-1.5 mm. Ovules 12-16 per ovary. Fruit lanceolate, 1.5-2 cm × 4-5 mm; valves densely subhirsute, obscurely veined; septum complete or perforated; style 0.5-1 mm; stigma 2-lobed. Seeds biseriate, suborbicular, minutely reticulate, 1-1.5 mm in diam. Fl. May-Jun, fr. Jul-Aug.

* Rocky crevices, cliff ledges, alpine meadows, scree, sandy areas; 2500-4600. Sichuan, Yunnan.


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