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6. Angelica fargesii H. de Boissieu, Bull. Herb. Boissier. 3: 850. 1903.

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Plants to 2 m. Stem purplish, ribbed, setulose-tomentose above. Basal petiole sheaths narrow-oblong; blade broad-ovate, 20–30 cm, 2-ternate-pinnate, pinnae petiolulate, rachis and petiolules geniculate; leaflets narrow-lanceolate to lanceolate, 5–10 × 2.5–4.5 cm, sparsely hispidulous along nerves abaxially, margin coarsely and deeply incised-serrate, apex acuminate. Upper leaves 3-lobed, sheaths much inflated. Peduncles setulose-tomentose; bracts and bracteoles absent; rays ca. 10, unequal, tomentose; umbellules 25–30-flowered; pedicels unequal, tomentose. Petals white, oblong-ovate. Ovary sparsely puberulent. Young fruit oblong-orbicular (mature fruit unknown). Fl. Jul.

Thickets; 900–1100 m. Chongqing (Chengkou).

This poorly known species is recorded only from a few localities. Recent research suggests that it is conspecific with Angelica laxifoliata.


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