Flora of China
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   1. Paraquilegia caespitosa  (Boissier & Hohenacker) J. R. Drummond & Hutchinson
密丛拟耧斗菜   mi cong ni lou dou cai

Isopyrum caespitosum Boissier & Hohenacker, Diag. Pl. Orient., ser. 1, 8: 7. 1849.


Leaves ternate; petiole ca. 2 cm; leaf blade grayish green, broadly ovate, 6--8 × 3--4 mm, densely glandular puberulous; leaflet shortly petiolulate, broadly obovate to broadly rhombic, ca. 5 × 4 mm, 3-parted to 3-sect, base rounded to broadly cuneate; segments oblong, margin entire or 1-toothed. Scapes 5--8, densely glandular puberulous; bracts linear, ca. 3 mm. Flowers 2.5--3 cm in diam. Pedicel ca. 2 mm. Sepals purplish red to pink, oblong, ca. 12 × 7 mm, glabrous, apex obtuse. Petals narrowly obovate, 4--6 mm, glabrous, apex retuse. Stamens ca. 4.5 mm, glabrous; anthers ca. 0.8 mm. Pistils 3--7(--8), glabrous. Follicles ca. 1 cm. Seeds ca. 2 mm, densely and minutely rugose.

Gravelly and shady slopes; ca. 2900 m. SW Xinjiang (Wuqia Xian) [Afghanistan, Kashmir, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan; SW Asia].