Description

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Herbs perennial. Roots robust, terete. Flowering stems ascending, 10–30 cm tall, together with petioles densely white tomentose or sometimes sparsely tomentose. Radical leaves 3–5 cm including petiole; stipules brown, membranous, abaxially sparsely white tomentose or subglabrous; leaf blade pinnate with 4–6 pairs of leaflets; leaflets usually opposite, sessile, long elliptic or obovate-oblong, 0.5–1 cm × 3–8 mm, abaxially white tomentose, adaxially gray-white or green tomentose and pubescent, or sparsely pubescent only, base cuneate, broadly so, or subrounded, margin sharply incised serrate, apex rounded; cauline leaves resembling radical ones but leaflets fewer higher up stem, eventually 3-foliolate; stipules leaflike, adaxially green or dark green, herbaceous, abaxially white tomentose, margin incised serrate. Flower solitary, 4–8 mm in diam. Sepals long ovate, apex acuminate; epicalyx segments elliptic-lanceolate, slightly shorter than sepals, abaxially densely white tomentose, apex obtuse or acute. Petals yellow or pale orange, oblong-lanceolate, shorter than or equaling sepals, apex obtuse. Stamens 5, alternating with sepals; filaments short. Style lateral. Achenes brown, ovoid, partly glabrous and partly shallowly grooved. Fl. and fr. Jun–Aug.
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Flora of China Vol. 9: 333 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
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Distribution

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Himalaya, W. China.
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Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal Vol. 0 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal @ eFloras.org
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Distribution

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Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan [Bhutan, NW India, Nepal, Sikkim].
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Flora of China Vol. 9: 333 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Elevation Range

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3200-4000 m
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Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal Vol. 0 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Habitat

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Meadows on mountain slopes, sandy river banks; 2700--4300 m.
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Flora of China Vol. 9: 333 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Synonym

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Potentilla micropetala D. Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 231. 1825; P. albifolia Wallich ex J. D. Hooker.
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
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Flora of China Vol. 9: 333 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of China @ eFloras.org
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Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
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eFloras.org
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