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35. Ligularia schischkinii N. I. Rubtzov, Bot. Mater. Gerb. Bot. Inst. Komarova Akad. Nauk S.S.S.R. 7: 138. 1938.

高山橐吾 gao shan tuo wu

Stem erect, 5-17 cm tall, white floccose-lanate, 1.5-3 mm in diam. at base, with a densely reddish brown lanate circle. Basal leaves petiolate; petiole 6-8 cm, white lanate, base narrowly sheathed; leaf blade broadly ovate or orbicular, 1.5-3.5 × 1.5-4 cm, abaxially sparsely lanate, pinnately veined, base cordate, margin entire, undulate, or dentate, apex obtuse. Middle to distal stem leaves shortly petiolate or sessile, narrowly ovate to lanceolate. Distal stem leaves linear-lanceolate. Capitula 1 or 2, often solitary. Involucre broadly campanulate or hemispheric, 0.9-1.3 × 1-1.5 cm, outside lanate at base; phyllaries 10-12, in 2 rows, lanceolate or linear, margin dark brown, apex acute or acuminate. Ray florets 10-14, yellow; lamina oblong or broadly elliptic, 1.4-2.5 cm, apex truncate or 3-lobed; tube 3-4 mm. Tubular florets numerous, 7-8 mm. Achenes yellowish white, cylindric, 4-6.5 mm. Pappus white, as long as tubular corolla. Fl. Jul.

Alpine meadows; 2300-3200 m. Xinjiang [Kazakhstan (Tarbagatay Shan)].


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