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14. Ferula dissecta (Ledebour) Ledebour, Fl. Ross. 2: 301. 1844.

全裂叶阿魏 quan lie ye a wei

Peucedanum dissectum Ledebour, Fl. Altaic. 1: 306. 1829.

Plants 40–100 cm. Stem slender, often purplish red, nodes swollen, paniculate-branched, branches usually verticillate. Basal leaves short-petiolate, sheaths dilated; blade broadly ovate, 3–4(–5)-pinnatisect; ultimate segments gray-green, linear, 1–2 mm, densely hispid, sub-leathery. Cauline leaves reduced upwards, sheaths lanceolate or ovate, embracing, becoming rigid when old. Terminal umbel sessile or pedunculate, lateral umbels 1–5, long-pedunculate, exceeding terminal; umbels 4–8 cm across; bracts absent; rays 4–14, subequal; bracteoles small, lanceolate, deciduous; umbellules 8–15-flowered. Stylopodium low-conic, base dilated; styles elongate. Fruit ellipsoid, 7–11 × 3–5 mm; vittae 1 in each furrow, 6 on commissure. Fl. May, fr. Jun.

Gravelly slopes; 1000–1700 m. N Xinjiang (Altay, Tacheng) [Kazakhstan, Russia (W Siberia)].


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