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Psammosilene tunicoides W. C. Wu & C. Y. Wu
Sichuan: Xiangcheng Xian. Yibailingba Gou. Off road from Xiangcheng to Daocheng, ca. 20 km from Xiangcheng. Gorge with steep slopes, running perpendicular to road and tributary of Suoqu He. Vegetation of large Pinus, Abies and Picea and mixed smaller, broadleaved deciduous trees of Acer, Prunus spp., Rhamnus, Sageretia, Syringa, Betula, etc. throughout and large trees of Populus along stream. 29°4'33"N, 99°55'8"E; 3150-3240 m.
On dry slope with Pinus and evergreen Quercus, in stony clay soil. Tap root deeply buried among stones; sepals green; petals purple.
D. E. Boufford, Sharon Christoph, Chris Davidson, Xinhui LI & Tao YANG
44005 13 August 2017

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