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8c. Bupleurum smithii var. parvifolium R. H. Shan & Yin Li, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 12: 273. 1974.

小叶黑柴胡 xiao ye hei chai hu

Basal leaves narrowly lanceolate, 6–11 × 0.3–0.7 cm, thickly papery, base tapered into petiole, not embracing.

Grassy places on mountain slopes; 2700–3700 m. Gansu, Nei Mongol, Ningxia, Qinghai.

This variety is widely used in Gansu and Qinghai as a substitute for the Chinese medicine “chai hu” (see B. chinense and B. scorzonerifolium).


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