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Incarvillea arguta (Royle) Royle
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.
David E. Boufford, Jia-Hui CHEN, Susan L. Kelley, J. LI, Richard H. Ree, Hang SUN & Yong-Hong ZHANG
31077 24 July 2004

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