8a. Potentilla ancistrifolia var. ancistrifolia
皱叶委陵菜(原变种) zhou ye wei ling cai (yuan bian zhong)
Potentilla aemulans Juzepczuk; P. rugulosa Kitagawa; P. tranzschelii Juzepczuk.
Flowering stems and petioles sparsely pilose, sometimes mixed with glandular hairs. Radical leaves with 2–4 pairs of leaflets; leaflets abaxially densely villous, appressed villous on veins, adaxially usually markedly bullate and prominently reticulate veined, appressed pilose. Achenes rugose at maturity, villous around hilum. Fl. and fr. May–Sep.
Thickets, meadows on mountain slopes, gravels, rock crevices; 300--2400 m. Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Jilin, Liaoning, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan [Korea, Russia].
Potentilla ancistrifolia var. tomentosa Liou & Y. Y. Li ex C. L. Li was described in FRPS (p. 256), but the name is invalid because no Latin description or diagnosis was provided (St. Louis Code, Art. 36.1). The entity described belongs to var. ancistrifolia.