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Petrosavia sinii (Krause) Gagnep.


Description from Flora of China

Protolirion sinii K. Krause, Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 10: 806. 1929; Miyoshia sinii (K. Krause) Nakai.

Herbs pale yellow, 4--10 cm tall, glabrous. Rhizome ca. 1.5 mm thick, usually densely scaly. Stem usually solitary, slender. Scalelike leaves contiguous, especially in proximal part of stem, usually 3--5 mm apart, ovate, small, 2--4 mm, membranous. Inflorescence a raceme, sometimes ± corymbose, 1.5--2 cm, 7--12-flowered; bracts lanceolate, 2--3 mm, obviously longer than pedicel. Pedicel 1--2 mm, bracteolate in apical part. Flowers small. Perianth adnate for ca. 1/2 its length to ovary; segments ovate-deltoid, 1-veined, outer ones ca. 0.6 × 0.5 mm, inner ones ca. 1 × 1.2 mm. Stamens ca. 0.8 mm; anthers ovate. Ovary ovoid, 3-fid. Fl. Jul.

* Bamboo forests; ca. 1000 m. EC Guangxi (Dayao Shan).


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