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49. Arenaria zhongdianensis C. Y. Wu, Fl. Yunnan. 6: 835. 1995.

中甸无心菜 zhong dian wu xin cai

Description from Flora of China

Herbs. Stems dichotomously branched at base, yellow or violet, 15--20 cm, sparsely and shortly hairy. Leaf blade lanceolate or oblanceolate, 1--2 cm × 2--5 mm, thick, both surfaces with raised granulosities, glabrous or with sparse, hard hairs, base attenuate, apex obtuse. Cymes often capitate; bracts ovate, 3--5 × 2--4 mm, base broadened, both surfaces with raised granulosities, margin hairy, apex obtuse. Pedicel 2--5 mm, densely white villous. Sepals 5, lanceolate, 3--5 mm, abaxially shortly white nodose glandular hairy or white pubescent, margin narrowly membranous, apex obtuse. Petals 5, white, obovate, equaling sepals, apex 2-cleft. Stamens 10. Ovary globose. Styles 2. Fl. Jul--Aug.

* Ravine margins; ca. 3300 m. NW Yunnan (Zhongdian Xian).


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