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39. Ainsliaea yunnanensis Franchet, J. Bot. (Morot). 2: 70. 1888.

云南兔儿风 yun nan tu er feng

Ainsliaea latifolia (D. Don) Schultz Bipontinus f. yunnanensis (Franchet) Kitamura; A. pteropoda Candolle var. leiophylla Franchet; A. scabrida Dunn.

Herbs, perennial, 20-70 cm tall. Leaves in basal rosette; petiole 2-7.5 cm, wingless; leaf blade ovate or ovate-lanceolate, 2-6 × 1-4 cm, subleathery, palmate-pinnate veined, both surfaces strigose, with long T-shaped hairs and few glandular hairs, base rounded and cuneately narrowed into petiole, margin callose-denticulate, apex acute. Capitula subsessile or shortly pedunculate, commonly 3-6 clustered, arranged in spikes; involucre cylindric, ca. 6 mm in diam.; phyllaries 5- or 6-seriate, subleathery, abaxially glabrous or very sparsely pilose, outer phyllaries ovate, 2.5-3.5 mm, inner lanceolate, ca. 1.4 cm. Florets bisexual, chasmogamous, corollas pink to purplish red, tubular, 1.6-1.8 cm, deeply 5-lobed, lobes oblong, unequal, apices revolute, anther appendages rounded. Achenes subfusiform, ca. 5 mm, densely white villous; pappus yellow-white, ca. 9 mm. Fl. Sep-Jan, Mar, May.

● Open forests, forest margins, grassy areas of mountain slopes; 1700-3700 m. Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan.


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