Description from Flora of China
Herbs perennial, 30–60 cm tall. Rhizome robust. Stems tufted, erect, taller than the leaves, glabrous or only declinate hairy in lower part. Radical leaves many; stipules membranous, brown, glabrous; petiole 10–18 cm, glabrous; leaf blade cordate-orbicular, 3–5 × 6–8 cm, both surfaces glabrous, rarely slightly appressed hairy and margin ciliate, base cordate, margin 7–9-lobed and serrulate; cauline leaves 2–5, shortly petiolate or subsessile; stipules connate at base, glabrous, margin serrate; leaf blade small, margin 3–5-lobed. Inflorescences laxly corymbiform-cymose. Flowers ca. 3 mm in diam.; pedicel 1–2 mm, glabrous. Hypanthium glabrous, base slightly decurrent. Sepals yellow-green, triangular-ovate, subglabrous; epicalyx segments oblong-lanceolate, nearly 1/2 as long as sepals, subglarous.
Alpine grasslands; ca. 4000 m. NW Sichuan [Russia (W Siberia); Europe].