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Fragaria daltoniana Gay


Description from Flora of China

Fragaria sikkimensis Kurz.

Herbs perennial, 4–6 cm tall. Stems slender, subglabrous or sparsely appressed pilose. Petiole appressed pilose; leaf blade 3-foliolate; leaflets shortly petiolulate, abaxially greenish, adaxially dark green, oblong or ovate, 1–2.5 × 0.6–1.5 cm, abaxially appressed pilose along midvein and lateral veins, adaxially subglabrous, base cuneate or oblique, margin incised serrate, apex rounded or acute. Flower solitary, axillary; pedicel 2–5 cm, appressed pilose. Sepals ovate, abaxially sparsely appressed pilose, apex shortly caudate; epicalyx segments oblong, nearly equaling sepals, apex 2- or 3-lobed. Petals white, suborbicular. Stamens and carpels numerous, inserted on convex, pulpy receptacle. Aggregate fruit ripening red, long conic, ovoid, or rarely fusiform, 0.7–2.5 × 0.5–1 cm; persistent sepals spreading. Achenes glabrous. 2n = 14.

Thickets, meadows on mountain summits; 3300--5000 m. Xizang [Bhutan, NW India, N Myanmar, Nepal, Sikkim].


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