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4. Cyathula tomentosa (Roth) Moquin-Tandon in Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 327. 1849.

绒毛杯苋 rong mao bei xian

Achyranthes tomentosa Roth, Nov. Sp. Ind. 167. 1821.

Subshrubs 10-20 cm tall. Stem and branches densely gray tomentose. Leaves elliptic, 5-7 × 2-5 cm, both surfaces densely tomentose, base rounded. Flower clusters in dense spikes, 1-2 cm in diam. Bracts shiny, apex pointed or hooked. Tepals of perfect flowers lanceolate, apex acute. Pseudostaminodes ca. 0.5 mm, hairy at margin, apex fimbriate. Utricles yellow, ellipsoid or obovoid. Seeds ellipsoid, smooth. Fl. Jun.

Waste places; 1800-2300 m. Guizhou, Xizang [Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sikkim].


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