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8. Saxifraga dungbooi Engler & Irmscher, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 50(Beibl. 114): 39. 1914.

邓波虎耳草 deng bo hu er cao

Description from Flora of China

Stem 8-12 cm tall, pale brown crisped glandular villous. Petiole 1-3 cm; leaf blade ovate-oblong to oblong-elliptic, 1-1.5 cm × 5-7 mm, glabrous or sparsely hairy, base cuneate, margin entire, apex subacute. Inflorescence paniculate, 3-7-flowered; branches 1.5-3 cm; bracts linear to linear-oblong, 0.5-1.5 cm × 1-2.5 mm; pedicels glandular hairy. Sepals spreading, ovate or triangular-ovate, 2.5-3.5 × 1.5-2 mm, glabrous, veins 3, confluent into a verruca at apex, apex subacute. Petals white, ovate to obovate-oblong, 4.5-7 × 2.2-3.5 mm, 3-5-veined, base contracted into a short claw, apex obtuse. Stamens 2-3.5 mm; filaments subulate. Ovary semi-inferior, dark purple, broadly ovoid, with an indistinct, annular nectary; stigmas subsessile. Capsule ovoid. Fl. and fr. Aug.

S Xizang [Sikkim].


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