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Bergenia emeiensis C. Y. Wu


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, ca. 35 cm tall. Rhizomes thick, scaly. Leaves all basal; petiole 3-4.7 cm, sheathless part 1.3-2 cm, sheathing base rigidly ciliate at margin, cilia sometimes glandular tipped; leaf blade narrowly obovate, 9.5-16.5 × 4-8.3 cm, leathery, glabrous, base cuneate, margin entire, apex obtuse. Inflorescence cymose, ca. 18 cm; branches and pedicels sparsely subsessile glandular. Sepals spreading, subovate, ca. 6 × 5 mm, leathery, glandular hairy, veins many, apex obtuse. Petals white or reddish, narrowly obovate, 2.7-2.8 × 1-2.1 cm, base gradually narrowed into a claw ca. 3 mm, apex obtuse. Stamens ca. 1.7 cm. Ovary ovoid, ca. 9.5 mm; styles 2, ca. 1.1 cm. Fl. May-Sep.

* Forests, shaded slopes, rock crevices; 1600-4200 m. C and W Sichuan.


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