All Floras      Advanced Search
Page 299 Login | eFloras Home | Help
Chinese Plant Names | Family List | Rosaceae | Potentilla

12. Potentilla festiva Soják, Candollea. 43: 166. 1988.

合耳委陵菜 he er wei ling cai

Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial. Flowering stems 5–25 cm tall, together with petioles densely spreading villous and pubescent. Radical leaves 4–15 cm including petiole; auricles of stipules of radical leaves connate from base to middle, apex acute; leaf blade interrupted pinnate with 5–15 pairs of leaflets; terminal leaflet oblong to narrowly obovate, 1–3 × 0.5–1.2 cm, abaxially densely white sericeous or tomentose, adaxially appressed pilose, margin sharply serrate; cauline leaves: auricles of stipules herbaceous, abaxially white sericeous, adaxially villous; leaf blade resembling that of radical leaves but pairs of leaflets fewer higher up stem. Inflorescence corymbose-cymose. Flowers 0.7–1.2 cm in diam.; pedicel with unicellular hairs. Sepals triangular-ovate, apex acute; epicalyx segments elliptic, margin entire or with 3 teeth. Petals yellow, 5–7 × 4–5.5 mm, apex rounded. Style lateral. Achenes not seen. Fl. and fr. Jun–Oct. 2n = 28.

Forests, forest margins, thickets, grassy mountain slopes, open grassy places by roads; 2000--3800 m. Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan [Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sikkim].


 |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |