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Incarvillea arguta (Royle) Royle
FOC
Xizang (Tibet): Mangkang (Markham) Xian: Zhuka. N edge of the town of Zhuka along Lancang Jiang (Mekong River - Za Chu in Tibetan). Deep, dry gorge along river with sparse xerophytic shrubs and herbs; slopes steep, gravelly and with large boulders and outcropping ledges. 29°37'24"N, 98°21'13"E; 2670 m.
Stony slopes and around boulders. Coarse herbs ca. 0.4-0.8 m tall; corolla pink. Apparently not grazed by livestock, which are abundant in the area.
D. E. Boufford, J. H. Chen, S. L. Kelley, J. Li, R. H. Ree, H. Sun, J. P. Yue & Y. H. Zhang
31077 24 July 2004
 
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