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Gentiana aristata Maximowicz
Sichuan: Kangding Xian. Between the cities of Yajiang and Xinduqiao off highway 318; S of Gaoersi Shan at E foot of peak called "Muzei" by local person. Alpine meadows with seepages and shrub thickets of Potentilla, Salix and dwarf Rhododendron. 30°1'30"N, 101°23'15"E; 4200-4250 m.
Meadow in moist soil and under shrubs. Calyx green; corolla outside greenish purple, inside purple at apex, throat bluish.
D. E. Boufford, B. Bartholomew, S. L. Kelley, R. H. Ree, H. Sun, J. P. Yue, L. L. Yue, D. C. Zhang & W. D. Zhu
35702 4 August 2006
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