Petals not leathery, large and expanding, much exceeding the
Leaves glaucous, or of very pale green above, generally of
striking grey-green aspect; leaflets glaucous below, and very
rarely without distinct pubescence, always divided, and with the
lobes often fissured.
Flowers distinctly stalked, not apparently sessile, and resting on
the upper leaves.
Terminal free divisions of the leaf three-lobed; the middle
lobe rarely bifid, never trifid,
Leaf segments three times, or more, as long as they are broad.
P. pubens, Sims, Bot.
Mag., t. 2264
hairy. Leaf segments tapering to a point, very hairy below,
margins red. Corolla rosy red. (See
P. Barrii (P. Russi,
Bot. Mag., t. 8431, non Bivon.).
segments about five times as long as broad, scarcely pubescent,
but very glaucous below. Corolla brilliant red. Requires a
new name, as the type for similar plants with narrow segments
scarcely hairy beneath.