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4. Potentilla sect. Leptostylae (Th. Wolf) T. T. Yü & C. L. Li in T. T. Yü, Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 37: 263. 1985.

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Description from Flora of China

Potentilla subsect. Leptostylae Th. Wolf, Biblioth. Bot. 16(Heft 71): 52. 1908.

Herbs perennial. Basal leaves pinnate; leaflets serrate at margin. Ovary glabrous, rarely sparsely hairy; style sub-basal, lateral, or subterminal, not swollen at middle but nearly evenly thickened throughout its length, sometimes distally slightly thickened.

About 40 species: mainly Sino-Himalayan region and Malesian archipelago; 21 species (eight endemic) in China.


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