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11. Ligusticum angelicifolium Franchet, Bull. Soc. Philom. Paris, sér. 8. 6: 133. 1894.

归叶藁本 gui ye gao ben

Ligusticopsis angelicifolia (Franchet) Leute; Angelica angelicifolia (Franchet) Kljuykov.

Plants 1–1.5 m or more. Root cylindrical. Stem erect, striate and branched. Lower leaves petiolate; petioles 8–12 cm; blade triangular-ovate, 15–30 × 20–40 cm, ternate-3-pinnate; ultimate segments oblong-ovate, 2.5–5 × 1–3 cm, margins serrate. Upper leaves very reduced. Umbels 5–7 cm across, terminal and lateral, base of umbels densely yellow hispid; bracts absent; rays (10–)20–25, extremely unequal, 1–6 cm; bracteoles few, linear, ca. 10 mm. Calyx teeth obsolete. Petals purple. Styles ca. 2 × stylopodium, reflexed. Fruit oblong-ovoid, 4–5 × 2.5–3 mm; dorsal and intermediate ribs prominent, filiform, lateral ribs winged; vittae 3–4 in each furrow, 4–6(–8) on commissure. Seed face plane. Fl. Jul–Aug, fr. Sep.

Grassland at forest margins, scrub at streamsides, alpine meadows; 1800–4200 m. Shaanxi, W Sichuan, SE Xizang, W Yunnan.

This species has reputed medicinal value.


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