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Souliea Franchet

Herbs, rhizomatous, perennials. Leaves all basal, only 2 on stems, petiolate, peltate, tripinnate. Flowers solitary or rarely 2 on erect scapes, actinomorphic. Sepals 4 - 5, petaloid. Petals 4 - 8, smaller than sepals. Stamens many. Carpels (1-) 10, erect in flower, later spreading; styles elongate, thickened. Follicles stalked.

China and E. Himalayas, monotypic.

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