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Hymenidium amabile (Craib ex W. W. Smith) Pimenov & Kljuykov
Determined by: M. G. Pimenov, March 2008
Xizang (Tibet): Linzhi (Nyingchi) Xian. Between the cities of Linzhi (Nyingchi) and Bomi (Pome) on highway 318; Seji-la (Serkyim-la; Serkyim Pass). Alpine meadows and dwarf shrub community on stony soil and boulder fields. 29°36'40"N, 94°39'6"E; 4500-4600 m.
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].
David E. Boufford, Susan L. Kelley, Richard H. Ree & Su-Gong WU (S. K. WU)
30156 17 August 2000
Copyright 2000 David E. Boufford   [Edit image]   [View original in new window]

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