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Plants 40-80 cm tall, glabrous. Stems branched, sulcate. Leaves both basal and cauline; stipules membranous; petiole ca. 10 cm long; leaf blade 4-ternate, ca. 15 cm long; petiolule ca. 1.5 cm long; leaflet blade cuneate-obovate, broadly rhombic, or orbicular, 1-2.5 cm long, 1-3 cm wide, leathery, base broadly cuneate, rounded, or subcordate, apex entire or obtusely 3-lobed; veins flat on both surfaces. Inflorescence a racemelike monochasium, many flowered. Pedicel 1-5 mm long. Sepals 4, early deciduous, white or greenish yellow, elliptic. Stamens 7-10; filament filiform proximally, clavate distally. Carpels 4-8; style persistent, circinate. Achenes sessile; body broadly ovoid.


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Source: Plants of Tibet

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