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1. Bassia dasyphylla (Fischer & C. A. Meyer) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 546. 1891.

雾冰藜 wu bing li

Kochia dasyphylla Fischer & C. A. Meyer, Enum. Pl. Nov. 1: 12. 1841; Chenolea divaricata (Karelin & Kirilov) J. D. Hooker; Echinopsilon divaricatus Karelin & Kirilov.

Plants extremely branched, appearing globose, 20-50 cm tall, densely villous. Leaves alternate, terete or semiterete, 0.3-1.5 cm × 1-1.5 mm, fleshy, base attenuate, apex obtuse. Flowers bisexual, solitary or paired, usually only 1 flower developing. Perianth 5-lobed, villous; abaxial appendages of segments subulate in fruit. Stamens 5; filaments exserted, filiform. Ovary ovoid; style short; stigmas 2 or 3. Seed depressed subglobose, smooth. Fl. and fr. Jul-Sep.

Gobi desert, saline-alkaline places, dunes, steppes, river banks, terraces, alluvial fans. Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Mongol, Qinghai, Shandong, Shanxi, Xinjiang, Xizang [Mongolia, Russia (S Siberia); C and SW Asia].


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