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Rheum nanum (Lingelsheim) Limpricht
FOC
Sichuan: Maerkang (Barkam) Xian. N of the city of Maerkang on road to Dazang Xiang (and Dazang Si) at Xinggu Yakou (Xinggu Pass). Rocky slopes and gravelly areas on N side of pass; mostly alpine herbs with scattered colonies of evergreen Rhododendron (less than 1 m tall). 32°2'45"N, 102°18'59"E; 4260-4400 m.
Rocky slope. Stem reddish; flowers green, base brownish red or flowers brownish red. See also: Hong, S.-P. 1992. Taxonomy of the genus Aconogonon (Polygonaceae) in Himalaya and adjacent regions. Acta Univ. Uppsala, Symb. Bot. Uppsala. 30.
David E. Boufford, Kazumi FUJIKAWA, Susan L. Kelley, Richard H. Ree, Bo XU, Dacai ZHANG, Jian-Wen ZHANG, Ti-Cao ZHANG & Wei-Dong ZHU
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