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4. Hieracium korshinskyi Zahn in Engler, Pflanzenr. 76(IV. 280): 528. 1921.

高山柳菊 gao shan liu ju

Crepis shawanensis C. Shih.

Herbs, perennial, 30-60 cm tall, with long rhizomes. Stem purplish red, erect, branched apically or rarely unbranched, basally densely villous, apically with arachnoid and minutely stellate hairs, under capitula with long simple hairs mixed with capitate stipitate glandular hairs and minutely stellate hairs. Basal leaves present at anthesis; petiole winged; leaf blade elliptic to lanceolate, 6-16 × 1-6 cm, sparsely villous, base cuneate-attenuate, margin with sparse sharp teeth, entire, or subentire, apex acute to obtuse. Stem leaves few, similar to basal leaves. Lower stem leaves shortly petiolate or sessile; leaf blade basally cuneate-attenuate, subamplexicaul, or amplexicaul. Synflorescence corymbiform, with (1 or)2 to several capitula. Involucre campanulate, ca. 6 mm in diam. Phyllaries in 3 rows, dark green, abaxially with sparse simple hairs and few minute stellate hairs; outer phyllaries linear-lanceolate to broadly linear, ca. 3.5 × 0.5 mm, apex acute; inner phyllaries linear-lanceolate, ca. 9 × 1.2 mm, apex acute to obtuse. Florets yellow. Achene purple to purplish black, cylindric, ca. 3.2 mm, with 10 ribs. Pappus dirty white, pale yellow, or brownish, ca. 6 mm. Fl. and fr. Jul-Sep. 2n = 18, 27.

Forests, open places in forests; 1600-2200 m. Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Mongolia, SC Russia].


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