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Primula amethystina subsp. brevifolia (Forr.) W. W. Smith et Forr.


Description from Flora of China

Primula brevifolia Forrest, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 4: 229. 1908; P. sikangensis Chen.

Margin of leaves remotely fine denticulate. Scapes 8--16(--25) cm; umbels 3--20-flowered. Pedicel 0.2--2 cm. Corolla tubular-campanulate, 6--10 mm in diam., gradually dilated from base; lobes irregularly lacerate-incised, appearing fringed. Fl. Jun-Jul.

This subspecies is more common and widely distributed than the other subspecies. Subspecies amethystina is confined to Dali Xian (Cang Shan), while subsp. argutidens is distributed farther north.

* Wet meadows; 3400--5000 m. W Sichuan, E Xizang, NW Yunnan


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