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77. Arenaria longiseta C. Y. Wu ex Z. Xuan, Fl. Yunnan. 6: 835. 1995.

长刚毛无心菜 chang gang mao wu xin cai

Description from Flora of China

Herbs. Stems violet, ca. 10 cm, densely glandular pubescent and long nodose bristly. Petiole short; leaf blade obovate, 5--8 mm, both surfaces violet nodose bristly, base attenuate, margin densely ciliate, apex obtuse, Cymes 2- or 3-flowered or flower solitary, terminal; rachis and pedicel densely long bristly; bracts ovate, 3--5 mm, long nodose bristly, base rounded, apex obtuse. Sepals 5, violet, ovate, 4--6 × 1--2 mm, densely nodose bristly abaxially, base broadened, margin narrowly membranous, apex obtuse. Petals 5, white, obovate, ca. 1 cm, apex 2-cleft. Stamens 10; filaments opposite sepals with a gland at base. Ovary globose. Fl. Jul--Aug.

* Alpine meadows; 3800--3900 m. NW Yunnan.


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