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Sichuan: Xinlong Xian. Confluence of nearly dry tributary and Yalong Jiang at intersection of road from Ganzi to Xinlong (highway 217) and road to Baiyu, just downstream from the village of Acha (Echa). Dry, rocky river margins and terrace, thickets and disturbed Picea-Abies forest on adjacent slopes. 31°20'23"N, 100°13'40"E; 3200 m.
Dry soil at edge of thickets above stream. Shrubs ca. 1.5 m tall; leaves abaxially pale green, adaxially dark green; corolla purplish blue, glabrous except on lobes; filaments and anthers darker purplish blue.
David E. Boufford, Bruce Bartholomew, Susan L. Kelley, Richard H. Ree, Hang SUN, Liang-Liang YUE, Da-Cai ZHANG & Yong-Hong ZHANG
37301 25 August 2006
Copyright 2006 Bruce Bartholomew   [Edit image]   [View original in new window]

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