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1. Philoxerus wrightii J. D. Hooker in Bentham & J. D. Hooker, Gen. Pl. 3: 40. 1880.

安旱苋 an han xian

Blutaparon wrightii (J. D. Hooker) J. A. Mears.

Herbs dwarf, 2-5 cm tall. Stem caespitose, much branched, glabrous. Petiole 2-3 mm, glabrous; leaf blade obovate-spatulate, 4-8 × 2-3 mm, glabrous, base attenuate, apex obtuse. Heads terminal, small, 5-7 mm, with a short rachis. Bracts and bracteoles ovate, 1.5-1.7 mm, with 1 or 3 veins, apex obtuse. Filaments connate into a tube at base, united part ca. as long as free part. Style persistent, slender; stigma subulate. Utricles enclosed in perianth, ovoid, compressed, membranous. Seeds brown. Fl. May-Aug.

Rocky shores;; sea level. Taiwan [Japan].


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