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Gentiana arethusae Burkill subsp. delicatula (C. Marquand) Halda
Yunnan: Zhongdian (Xianggelila) Xian. Sichuan-Yunnan border area. South side of Zhongdian Daxue Shan. Grazed meadows, Rhododendron thickets, limestone and shale scree slopes and outcropping ledges. 28°34'24"N, 99°48'42"E; 4280-4600 m.
Shaley slope with wet clay substrate on both (N and S) sides of pass. Corolla blue, plaits below corolla lobes with a pale greenish white narrowly triangular band with dark blue margins and divided by a dark blue stripe in middle.
D. E. Boufford, B. Bartholomew, D. A. Eaton, X. H. Li, R. H. Ree, B. Xu, J. P. Yue, J. W. Zhang & X. X. Zhu
41998 8 August 2009
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