45. Anaphalis chlamydophylla Diels, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 5: 188. 1912.
茧衣香青 jian yi xiang qing
Shrubs, multibranched; rhizome thickish; upper leaves dense, withered, rosette leaves and flowering stems congested to pulvinate. Stems erect or ascending, 3-25 cm (from protologue up to 40 cm), white-canescent glutinous cottony papery tomentose, all stems densely leafy. Basal leaves persistent in efflorescence, homomorphic with rosette leaves, obovate, oblong, or oblong-spatulate, 0.5-2.5 × 0.3-0.5 cm, canescent tomentose; middle leaves erect or adherent to stem, linear-lanceolate, 1.5-2.5 × 0.3-0.5 cm, base attenuate on stem into a narrow wing, margin flat, apex acute, often with membranous long cusp; upper leaves small, linear, same as middle leaves with grayish twined papery tomentose hairs. Capitula 7-20, densely compound corymbiform; peduncle ca. 2 mm. Involucre broadly campanulate, ca. 10 × 8-10 mm; phyllaries 4- or 5-seriate, somewhat expanding; outer phyllaries fulvous except apex, ovate, tomentose; middle ones ochroleucous, oblanceolate, ca. 9 × 2 mm, acute at apex; innermost ones short, narrow, ca. 5 mm, with a claw ca. 2/3 of full length. Receptacle with fimbrillate hairs. Predominantly female capitula with numerous marginal female florets, center with 2-4 male florets; predominantly male capitula with male florets only. Corolla tube ca. 3.5 mm. Pappus white, ca. 4 mm, incrassate at tip of apex in male florets, serrulate. Achenes oblong, ca. 1.2 mm, densely papillose. Fl. Jul-Aug, fr. Sep.
● Subalpine meadows, taiga, copses or calcareous ground; 2700-3700 m. NW Yunnan (Lijiang).