<em>Gentiana sino-ornata</em> Balf f. (Sect. <em>Monopodiae</em>) distributed in
Yong Ming Yuan
Gentiana, Gentianaceae, Internal Transcribed Spacers, Nuclear Ribosomal DNA
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Gentiana sino-ornata Balf f. (Sect. Monopodiae) distributed in the mountains of southwest China and adjacent Burma, is one of the most magnificent gentians in the world. It was introduces into Europe in the early decades of this century and has contributed much to the botanical gardens of Europe. However, the individuals growing in their native land look more lovely. The photo was taken from Aba (3,200 m) Sichuan, China.