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Koenigia forrestii (Diels) Mesícek & Soják
Xizang (Tibet): Zuogong (Zogang) Xian. Dongda-La (pass), border of Mangkang (Markham) and Zogang xian on highway 318. Scree slopes, rocky vegetated slopes and adjacent level area at pass. 29°42'39"N, 98°0'9"E; 5100-5300 m.
Coarse sandy soil on rocky slope. Rhizomatous; some leaves red on lower surface; petals white, greenish pink at base; anthers black. Plants of this size have often been identified as var. pumilio Lingelsheim.
D. E. Boufford, J. H. Chen, S. L. Kelley, J. Li, R. H. Ree, H. Sun, J. P. Yue & Y. H. Zhang
31101 25 July 2004
Copyright 2004 David E. Boufford   [Edit image]   [View original in new window]

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