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4. Arenaria subgen. Dolophragma (Fenzl) McNeill, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 24: 127. 1962.

福禄草亚属 fu lu cao ya shu

Description from Flora of China

Dolophragma Fenzl, Ann. Wiener Mus. Naturgesch. 1: 63. 1836.

Herbs perennial. Roots often slender, woody. Stems usually densely pulvinate, sometimes caespitose. Leaves sessile, linear to subulate or linear-lanceolate, leathery, usually persistent, margin slightly swollen, apex usually acuminate. Inflorescence terminal, 1--3-flowered. Sepals ovate to ovate-lanceolate or elliptic, 3-veined, margin membranous, apex obtuse. Petals white, longer than sepals, sometimes only slightly so. Floral disc with 5 glands.

Seven species: Asia; five species (three endemic) in China.


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