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41. Ligularia narynensis (C. Winkler) O. Fedtschenko & B. Fedtschenko, Consp. Fl. Turkestan. 4: 212. 1911.

山地橐吾 shan di tuo wu

Senecio narynensis C. Winkler, Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 11: 319. 1890; Ligularia robusta (Ledebour) Candolle var. kareliniana (Trautvetter) O. Fedtschenko & B. Fedtschenko; Senecillis narynensis (C. Winkler) Kitamura; Senecio robustus (Candolle) Schultz Bipontinus var. karelinianus Trautvetter.

Stem erect, 9-70 cm tall, floccose-lanate, 2-6 mm in diam. at base, with a densely reddish brown lanate circle. Basal leaves petiolate; petiole 2-15 cm, floccose-lanate, base narrowly sheathed; leaf blade adaxially green, ovate-cordate, orbicular-cordate, triangular-cordate, or oblong-cordate, 1.4-15 × 1.6-10 cm, abaxially floccose-lanate, adaxially glabrous, pinnately veined, base cordate, margin undulate or sharply dentate, apex obtuse or acute, mucronate. Middle to distal stem leaves shortly petiolate or sessile, narrowly ovate to lanceolate. Distal stem leaves linear-lanceolate, often with undeveloped capitula in axil. Capitula 1-15, in corymb or rarely solitary; leaflike and supplementary bracts linear-lanceolate, to 2.2 cm; peduncles 0.8-10 cm. Involucre hemispheric or cupular, 8-13 × 11-20 mm, outside glabrous; phyllaries (8-)10-15, in 2 rows, dark brown, lanceolate, oblong, or elliptic, 2-7 mm wide, apex acute or acuminate; inner phyllaries white membranous at margin. Ray florets 9-15, yellow; lamina oblong or broadly elliptic, 1.1-2.5 cm × 2-7 mm, apex acute or truncate; tube 3-4 mm. Tubular florets numerous, 8-9 mm, higher than involucre; tube ca. 3 mm. Achenes yellowish white or purplish brown, cylindric, 4-7 mm. Pappus white, as long as tubular corolla. Fl. and fr. Jun-Aug.

Grassy slopes, forest understories, alpine meadows; 600-3200 m. Xinjiang [E Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan].


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