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Authors: Klotzsch  

Botanical Description

Nomocharis nana). In the wild usually about 10cm high at flowering, some specimens to 15cm Leaves few, linear, scattered, 5-12cm long, solitary, pendent, bell-shaped, about 3cm long, pinkish-purple, sometimes with darker veins. L.n. var. flavidum is 15-30cm tall with larger, fragrant, cream to yellow flowers. Both sorts grow in the same region, sometimes together. Himalaya to western China, in alpine scrub at 4000-4250m.

a, L. formosanum; b, L. mackliniae; c, L. nanum; d, L. pomponium;