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2. Coluria omeiensis T. C. Ku, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin. 10(3): 19. 1990.

峨眉无尾果 e mei wu wei guo

Description from Flora of China

Plants 10–30 cm tall. Radical leaves 7–15 cm including petiole; leaf blade pinnatisect; rachis hirsute; leaflets sessile, in 4–10 pairs, variously sized, terminal one largest, others becoming smaller toward leaf blade base; terminal leaflet ovate or broadly so, 2–6 × 1.5–4.5 cm, both surfaces sparsely villous, base cordate, margin obtusely incised serrate, apex rounded; lateral leaflets 2–10 × ca. 2 mm, both surfaces hirsute. Flowering stems radical leaves, to 20 cm tall, hirsute, 2–4-flowered; bracts usually 3-lobed, sometimes irregularly lobed, both surfaces hirsute. Flowers 2–3 cm in diam.. Sepals triangular-lanceolate or ovate-lanceolate, 6–8 × 3–4 mm, hirsute, apex acuminate; epicalyx segments narrowly oblong, 1–3 × ca. 1 mm, hirsute, apex acuminate. Petals white or yellow, obovate, 1–1.5 × ca. 1 cm. Stamens numerous; filaments 5–6 mm. Carpels numerous; ovary hispidulous or hairy; style erect, base hispidulous or glabrous. Achenes long ovoid or ellipsoid, 1–1.5 cm, rigidly hairy. Fl. and fr. Apr–Jun.

This species is similar to Coluria henryi, but differs in having the ovary hispidulous or hairy (vs. papillate).

1200--2400 m. Guizou, Shaanxi, Sichuan.


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