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42. Ligularia kunlunshanica C. H. An, Fl. Xinjiang. 5: 477. 1999.

昆仑山橐吾 kun lun shan tuo wu

Plants white floccose-lanate. Stem erect, to 70 cm tall, ca. 4 mm in diam. at base, with a densely reddish brown lanate circle. Basal and proximal stem leaves petiolate; petiole 10-15 cm, base narrowly sheathed; leaf blade oblong or elliptic, 4-12 × 2-7 cm, pinnately veined, base oblique, both sides laterally unequal, margin irregularly sparsely dentate, apex obtuse. Distal stem leaves sessile, bracteal, oblong, broadly lanceolate, or linear. Capitula 10, in corymb-raceme; supplementary bracts subulate; peduncles 6-12 cm. Involucre campanulate or cupular, 1-1.5 × 1.5-2 cm; phyllaries in 2 rows, linear-lanceolate, apex acuminate; inner phyllaries broadly white membranous at margin. Ray florets numerous, yellow; lamina obovate-oblong, 1.5-1.8 cm × ca. 4 mm, apex acute; tube ca. 4 mm. Tubular florets numerous, ca. 7 mm. Achenes cylindric, 3-3.5 mm. Pappus white, as long as tubular corolla. Fl. Jun.

● Subalpine meadows; 2400-2700 m. Xinjiang.


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