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Corydalis benecincta W. W. Smith
Sichuan: Daocheng Xian. Between Xiangcheng and Sandui; pass at Kuluke Shan (Wuming Shan in Chinese; Wuming Mountain, or 'No-name Mountain'). Disturbed, shrub-grassland (with Salix, Sibiraea, Lonicera) heavily grazed by livestock. 29°8'2"N, 100°2'33"E; 4600-4700 m.
On scree slope on E side of peak. Flowers purple, ventrally lighter and with darker veins, spur pale purple.
David E. Boufford, Lin-Yang CHEN, Jin-Long DONG, Xin-Hui LI & Ji-Pei YUE (& James R. Shevock, Bryophytes)
42244 24 July 2010

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