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4. Tillaea likiangensis H. Chuang, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 19: 225. 1997.

丽江东爪草 li jiang dong zhao cao

Description from Flora of China

Herbs green occasionally flushed purplish, 2-5 cm tall. Roots fibrous. Stems often simple, erect or ascending from a prostrate rhizome. Leaf blade linear, 3-6 × ca. 0.5 mm, base connate for 0.5-0.8 mm, apex acute. Flowers solitary in leaf axils, 4- or 5-merous; pedicel ca. 0.5 mm. Sepals triangular, 0.8-1 mm, apex obtuse. Petals pink, narrowly ovate, 1.4-1.6 × 0.5-0.8 mm, apex obtuse. Stamens 0.7-0.8 mm. Nectar scales very small. Carpels narrowly ovoid, ca. 1.5 mm. Style very short. Seeds narrowly cylindric, ca. 0.5 × 0.2 mm, longitudinally striate.

This species is known to the present authors only from the protologue.

Marshes; ca. 2700 m. NW Yunnan (Lijiang Naxi Zu Zizhixian).


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