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Saxifraga glacialis Harry Smith
Determined by: R. J. Gornall, 21 Feb 2011
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.
Around rocks and boulder on steep slope. Roots mostly under rocks; somewhat mound forming; petals reddish outside with yellow margin, inside yellow with orange spots on lower half.
David E. Boufford, Kazumi FUJIKAWA, Susan L. Kelley, Richard H. Ree, Bo XU, Dacai ZHANG, Jian-Wen ZHANG, Ti-Cao ZHANG & Wei-Dong ZHU
39831 16 August 2007
 
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