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Primula huashanensis Chen et C. M. Hu


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, efarinose. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole inconspicuous to nearly as long as leaf blade; leaf blade ovate-elliptic to elliptic-oblanceolate, 1.5--5.5 X 0.7--1.3 cm, enlarging to 7 X 1.8 cm at fruiting, tapering to base, membranous when dry, adaxially puberulous, sparsely minutely glandular, margin erose-denticulate, apex rounded to obtuse. Scapes 4--7 cm, glandular toward apex; umbels 2--5-flowered; bracts lanceolate, 3--5 mm, base slightly gibbous, apex acuminate. Pedicel 6--9 mm, minutely glandular. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx campanulate, 5.5--6.5 mm, sparsely glandular, parted to 2/3; lobes oblong, glandular ciliolate, apex obtuse to acute. Corolla purple; tube 7--9 mm; limb 1.3--1.6 cm wide; lobes broadly obovate, deeply emarginate. Pin flowers: stamens ca. 2 mm above base of corolla tube; style slightly shorter than tube. Thrum flowers with positions reciprocal. Capsule unknown. Fl. May.

* Grassy mountain slopes. C Shaanxi (Hua Shan)


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