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2. Erodium tibetanum Edgeworth in J. D. Hooker, Fl. Brit. India. 1: 434. 1875.

藏牻牛儿苗 zang mang niu er miao

Annuals 3-15 cm tall. Stems decumbent. Stipules lanceolate, 2-3 mm. Leaves in a crowded basal rosette; leaf blade ovate to broadly ovate, 1-1.6 cm, pinnately cleft to pinnately parted or sometimes basal pair distinct, both surfaces pubescent. Pseudoumbels with 2 or 3 hermaphrodite flowers; peduncle 0.6-1.5(-2) cm, pubescent. Pedicel slightly shorter than peduncle. Sepals narrowly elliptic, 2-3 mm, densely hirsute, apex mucronate. Petals usually white without a basal spot, obovate, 3.5-4 mm. Mericarp 5-6 mm, with apical pit, without ridges or furrows; awn not plumose. Fl. Jul-Aug, fr. Aug-Sep.

Meadows; 3200-4300 m. Gansu, W Nei Mongol, Xinjiang, Xizang [Kashmir, Mongolia, Tajikistan].


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