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6. Papaver canescens Tolmatchew, Zhurn. Russk. Bot. Obshch. 16: 77. 1931.

灰毛罂粟 hui mao ying su

Papaver pseudocanescens Popov; P. tianschanicum Popov ex Pavlov.

Herbs, perennial, small and tufted, 5-15(-20) cm tall, setose throughout. Taproot terete, prolonged, above 2-3 mm in diam.; rootstock branched or not. Leaves all basal; petiole 2-7 cm, flat, appressed setose, basally with an ampliate sheath; blade lanceolate to ovate, 2-5 × 1-2 cm, both surfaces appressed setose, pinnatifid; lobes 2 or 3 pairs, oblong, elliptic, or lanceolate, entire or 2-4-lobed or parted again. Scapes 1 to several, erect or sometimes curved, terete, appressed setose. Flowers solitary, terminal, scapose, 3-5 cm in diam. Flower buds elliptic or elliptic-orbicular, 1-1.2 cm, brown or golden setose. Sepals 2, cymbiform or broadly ovate. Petals 4, yellow or orange, broadly obovate or flabellate, 1.5-3 cm. Stamens numerous; filaments filiform, 7-10 mm, 3-5 appressed setose. Stigmas ca. 6, actinomorphic. Capsule oblong or obovoid-oblong, ca. 1 cm, appressed setose; stigma disk flat. Fl. Jun-Aug.

Alpine meadows, grasslands, slopes, stony slopes; 1500-3500 m. C and NW Xinjiang [Mongolia, Russia].


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