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22. Ligusticum striatum de Candolle, Prodr. 4: 158. 1830.

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Cortia striata (de Candolle) Leute; Ligusticum wallichii Franchet, nom. illeg. superfl.; Oreocome striata (de Candolle) Pimenov & Kljuykov; Selinum striatum (de Candolle) Bentham & J. D. Hooker (1867); S. striatum Bentham ex C. B. Clarke (1879).

Plants 30–120 cm, glabrous. Root cylindrical. Stem single, little-branched, base clothed in fibrous remnant sheaths. Basal leaf blades ovate in outline, 4–8 × 3–6 cm, 3–4-pinnate, primary pinnae 4–5 pairs; ultimate segments linear, 3–10 × 1–2 mm. Cauline leaves few, gradually reduced upward. Terminal umbels 5–7 cm across, lateral umbels smaller; bracts 4–6, linear; rays 8–14, unequal, 2–4 cm; bracteoles 4–8, linear, ca. equaling pedicels, margins narrowly white membranous. Calyx teeth lanceolate, ca. 0.6 mm. Petals white, obovate, base cuneate. Fruit oblong-ovoid, 3.5–4 × 3–3.5 mm; ribs prominent, subequal; vittae 1 in each furrow, 2 on commissure. Seed face plane. Fl. and fr. Jul–Sep.

Shady slopes in forests; 1500–3700 m. NW Yunnan (Heqing) [NW India, Kashmir, Nepal].


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