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Plants 10-25 cm tall. Bulb 1.5-2.5 cm long, 6-8 mm wide. Basal leaves 3-8, narrowly strap-shaped, usually shorter than stem, 1.5-2.8 mm wide; cauline leaves several, 1-2 cm long, 1-2 mm wide. Inflorescence 1-4-flowered; bracts 0.8-1.5 cm long. Tepals yellow, purplish green veined, glabrous; outer tepals suboblong, 4-6 mm wide, inner ones obovate-elliptic, 6-8 mm wide. Stamens 1-1.2 cm long; filaments densely villous except apically. Ovary ovoid, 3-4 mm. Style 4-6 mm, stigma slightly 3-lobed.


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© Wen, Jun

Source: Plants of Tibet

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