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Primula kweichouensis W. W. Smith


Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial. Leaves forming a rosette; petiole 0.5--2.5 cm, rust-colored pilose; leaf blade obovate to broadly elliptic, 1--4.5 X 1--2.5 cm, ciliate, papery, abaxially pilose, adaxially glabrous or slightly puberulous, base broadly cuneate to rounded, margin nearly entire to remotely hydathode-denticulate, apex rounded, sometimes slightly emarginate. Scapes 2--3.5 cm, rust-colored pilose; umbel solitary, 2- or 3-flowered; bracts linear to linear-lanceolate, 1--3 mm, ± pubescent. Pedicel 0.7--1.5 cm, rust-colored pilose. Flowers heterostylous. Calyx campanulate, 3--4 mm, sparsely pubescent, parted to 2/3; lobes lanceolate, ciliate, apex acute. Corolla rose; tube 7--8 mm; limb 5--10 mm wide; lobes obovate, emarginate. Thrum flowers: stamens 5--6 mm above base of corolla tube; style ca. 2.5 mm. Capsule obovoid, operculate.

* On limestone rocks and cliffs. Guizhou (Xingyi Xian).


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