The Androsace limprichtii belongs to Primulaceae (the Primrose family). It is a perennial herb that is distributed in south-central China, from western Sichuan to Yunnan. It grows on rocky gravel slopes at elevations of 3000-4100 m and is 10-15 cm tall. The outer leaves are ovate to broadly lanceolate, the middle leaves are spatulate, and the inner leaves are lanceolate to obovate-lanceolate, covered with long, white pubescence and forming rosettes. In spring, it produces white to pink flowers in umbels on elongated flower stalks.