Xizang (Tibet): Linzhi (Nyingchi) Xian.
Between the cities of Linzhi (Nyingchi) and Bomi (Pome) on highway 318; Seji (Serkyim) La (pass).
Alpine meadows and dwarf shrub community on stony soil and boulder fields
Around large boulders.Inflorescence surrounded by large, translucent, pale yellow bracts; florets purple.
D. E. Boufford, S. L. Kelley, R. H. Ree & S. K. Wu