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Gentiana trichotoma Kusnezow
Determined by: T. N. Ho, Jun 2009
FOC
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 coming up through shrubs. Stems reddish purple; calyx green with dark blue lines; corolla blue or bluish purple, with darker lines on outside of corolla, inside paler toward base.
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
35703 4 August 2006
 
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