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Cortia depressa (Don) Norm.


Description from Flora of China

Athamanta depressa D. Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 184. 1825; Cortia lindleyi de Candolle; C. oreomyrrhiformis Farille & S. B. Malla; C. nepalensis C. Norman; Schulzia nepalensis (C. Norman) M. Hiroe.

Plants 5–10(–20) cm. Petioles and rachis thick, adaxially shallowly fluted, pubescent; blade 1.5–10 × 0.75–3 cm, 2–3- pinnatisect, pinnae 5–7 pairs; ultimate segments linear, 3–5 × 0.5–1 mm, margins entire, narrowly revolute. Bracts few, 2-pinnate, segments linear; rays numerous, 3–6 cm, unequal. pubescent; bracteoles 10–15, 2-pinnatisect, narrow-linear, longer than flowers; umbellules 25–30-flowered. Styles 0.5–1.5 mm, little elongated in fruit. Fruit ovoid-oblong, 4–5 × 3–4 mm. Fl. and fr. Jul–Sep.

Alpine meadows; ca. 4400 m. SC Xizang (Namling) [Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Sikkim].


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