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7. Picris junnanensis V. N. Vassiljev, Bot. Mater. Gerb. Bot. Inst. Komarova Akad. Nauk S.S.S.R. 17: 457. 1955.

云南毛连菜 yun nan mao lian cai

Picris hieracioides Linnaeus subsp. fuscipilosa Handel-Mazzetti.

Herbs 30-60(or more?) cm tall, annual or biennial. Stem erect, branched apically, densely covered with reddish to blackish purplish long rigid mostly simple partly 2-hooked hairs, leafy. Basal and lower stem leaves few, linear-lanceolate to linear, abaxially with simple rigid hairs, basally attenuate, margin sparsely dentate to sinuate-dentate. Middle and upper stem leaves similar to basal and lower stem leaves but smaller, lanceolate, basally truncate, wider, and clasping. Synflorescence sparsely corymbiform, with few to some capitula. Peduncle slender with dark long rigid simple hairs. Involucre 1.5-1.7 cm. Phyllaries blackish green, with dark long simple hairs, margin cartilaginous; outer phyllaries linear to linear-lanceolate; inner phyllaries linear-lanceolate. Florets yellow. Achene fusiform, 4-5 mm, apex truncate. Pappus ca. 5 mm. Fl. and fr. Jun-Sep.

● Grasslands, mountain slopes, forests; 2900-3500 m. Xizang, Yunnan.


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