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
Growing up through shrubs.Bracts green, abaxially blackish purple apically; calyx green; petals blackish purple.
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