T: [Japan, Honshu] Pref. Fukui, Katsuyama city, Obaratoge, 1250 m, 24 Jun 1990, S.Watanabe 32502; holo: KYO.
Basal leaves 2.5–13.5 cm × 1.5–4.5 mm. Inflorescence compound, with often two (or more) secondary pedicels on some of the primary pedicels; secondary/primary pedicels ratio (0.2–) 0.3–1.4. Tepals 1.6–2.5 (–2.8) mm long, purple to blackish castaneous brown, without or with only narrow hyaline margins. Anthers 0.3–0.9 mm long, ovate-linear, shorter than filaments; anther/filament ratio 0.4–0.9. Capsule distinctly exceeding tepals. Seeds 1.0–1.4 mm long, with apical appendages 0.2–0.9 (–1.4) mm long; seed/appendage ratio 1.4–6.0.