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FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 14 | Apiaceae | Peucedanum

3. Peucedanum acaule R. H. Shan & M. L. Sheh, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 24: 308. 1986.

会泽前胡 hui ze qian hu

Plants 5–10 cm, acaulescent, scapiform. Leaves numerous sessile or subsessile, with broad sheaths; leaf blade ovate-oblong, 3–4-pinnate/pinnatisect; pinnae 4–7 pairs; ultimate segments linear, 1–2.5 × 0.4–1 mm, adaxially glabrous, abaxially roughened and tomentose, margin narrowly reflexed. Umbels numerous; peduncles stout, 2–7 cm, scaly-tomentose, especially toward the apex; bracts 2–6, linear, entire or pinnate, about half as long as the rays; rays 5–12, unequal, 0.8–2.5 cm, inner faces white scaly-tomentose; bracteoles 6–8, longer than flowers, pinnate, ultimate segments 1–4 × ca. 0.3 mm, white puberulent; umbellules 12–18-flowered. Petals white or purplish, ovate-oblong. Anthers dark purple. Fruit oblong-ovoid, 3–4 × 2–2.5 mm, glabrous; lateral ribs narrowly winged, wings thickened; vittae 1–3 in each furrow, 6 on commissure. Fl. and fr. Sep.

Alpine meadows; ca. 3500 m. NE Yunnan (Huize).


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