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8. Ainsliaea foliosa Handel-Mazzetti, Acta Horti Gothob. 12: 348. 1938.

异叶兔儿风 yi ye tu er feng

Herbs, perennial, 60-80 cm tall. Leaves loosely aggregated near median part of stem, sometimes alternate in median part of stem; petiole 2.5-5 cm, broadly winged; leaf blade ovate, ovate-lanceolate, or elliptic, 5-10 × 2-5 cm, papery, palmate-pinnate veined, both surfaces sparsely villous, base broadly cuneate or abruptly constricted into winged petiole, margin callose-denticulate, rarely repand, apex acute. Capitula subsessile or shortly pedunculate, arranged in racemes or spikes, 4- or 5-flowered; involucre cylindric, 6-7 mm in diam.; phyllaries 4-seriate, subleathery, abaxially sparsely pubescent, sometimes glabrate when old, outer phyllaries broadly ovate, 2.5-3 mm, inner narrowly elliptic, 0.8-1.1 cm. Florets bisexual, chasmogamous and cleistogamous (at different seasons). Chasmogamous florets pink, corollas deeply 5-lobed, lobes unequal, anther appendages obtuse. Achenes ca. 2 mm, densely pilose; pappus absent. Cleistogamous florets purplish above, corolla closed, tubular, minutely 5-lobed, ca. 5 mm, anthers much reduced, ca. 0.5 mm. Achenes fusiform, 4-5 mm; pappus brownish, 5-6 mm. Fl. Jul-Sep.

Abies forests, scrub, stream banks; 2700-4300 m. W Sichuan, NE Yunnan.


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