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 on slope.Swollen base of petiole purple in center, white laterally with purple veins; involucral bracts purple with dark purple veins; flowers purple with white petals. [Pleurospermum amabile Craib & W. W. Smith in Flora of China].
D. E. Boufford, S. L. Kelley, R. H. Ree & S. K. Wu