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Fritillaria unibracteata Hsiao et K. C. Hsia


Description from Flora of China

Bulb of 2 scales, 6--8 mm in diam. Stem 15--40 cm. Leaves 5--7, basal 2 usually opposite, others alternate or also opposite; leaf blade linear to linear-lanceolate, 3.6--5.5 cm × 3--5 mm, apex not cirrose. Inflorescence 1- or more flowered; bract 1, apex acuminate. Flowers campanulate; pedicel rather long. Tepals blackish purple, tessellated with yellowish brown or sometimes with a colored, V-shaped stripe near apex, suboblong, ca. 2.6 × 1 cm; nectaries inconspicuous or strongly projecting abaxially. Stamens 1.2--1.4 cm; filaments sometimes papillose. Style scarcely or shortly lobed; lobes 0.5--2 mm. Capsule narrowly winged; wings ca. 1 mm wide. Fl. May--Jun, fr. Aug.

* Thickets, meadows; 3200--4700 m. S Gansu, SE Qinghai, NW Sichuan.


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