A small (to 13cm) efarinose species often found on the Tibet side of the Himalayan range but extending into Nepal, Sikkim and Bhutan. Similar to P. nutans but with a different bracts and a short scape compared to the length of the pedicels. Leaves ovate to elliptic or spathulate, to 3cm long, glabrous, apex rounded or obtuse, base cuneate to subrounded tapering into the winged petiole, margin entire. Scapes variable, sometimes hidden in the leaves, shorter than the pedicels, with umbels of 1-10 rose to lilac flowers with a yellow eye. Bracts 4-10mm, narrowly oblong to lanceolate, saccate or shortly auricled. See related species P. nutans, P. fasciculata, P. pumilio.