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EX HERB. HORT. BOT. REG. KEW.
ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN
" Delei Valley. 38 20 N. 06 "57 E. Alt. 8-10000 ft. Near Rh.
tepnropeplmm but flowers darker. A tnin scraggy shrub growing in
thickets on the rocky ridge, in exposed places. Leaves closely
lapid?te below, the scales black, giving a smoky grey colour.
Leafy calyx with a few crimson scales near the base, Stigma
crimson, style as long as corolla tube, with a few bright crimson
scales at the base, curved so as to bring the stigma -outside the
staminal ring. Stamens lo, unequal. The anthers gatnered into a
loose ring and the lower ones slightly upturned. Filaments
hairy at the base. Ovary encrusted with shining crimson scales
full of a secretion. Pedicel as well as calyx with scattered
scales. Corolla glabrous. See No. 8202. 5/5/28. Wrad 8165".