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Primula filchnerae Knuth


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, pilose, glandular. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole ca. as long as leaf blade, dilated at base; leaf blade ovate to ovate-oblong, 3.5--6 X 3--4 cm, pinnatisect; pinnae 3 or 4 pairs, 0.8--2.5 cm, margin coarsely dentate to pinnatifid; segments sublinear, 2--3 mm wide, margin serrate. Scapes 7--15 cm; umbels 1, or occasionally with a smaller superimposed umbel, 3--8-flowered; bracts linear-lanceolate, 8--10 mm. Pedicel 1.2--2 cm. Calyx campanulate, 8--10 mm, parted ca. to 2/5; lobes triangular-lanceolate, apex acute. Corolla purple; tube slightly longer than calyx; limb 1.8--2.5 mm wide; lobes broadly ovate, deeply emarginate. Capsule unknown. Fl. Feb.

* S Shaanxi, Sichuan (cultivated)


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