50. Anaphalis hancockii Maximowicz, Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg. 27: 479. 1882.
铃铃香青 ling ling xiang qing
Anaphalis bodinieri Franchet; Gnaphalium bodinieri (Franchet) Franchet.
Rhizome slender, somewhat woody, runners membranous squamate leafy, with terminal rosette leaves. Stems erect from geniculate base, 5-35 cm, slender, arachnoid tomentose and capitate cauliferous glandular pilose, upper part arachnoid tomentose, often sparsely leafy. Rosette and lower leaves spatulate or linear-oblong, 2-10 × 0.5-1.5 cm, base attenuate into a petiole, or sessile, apex rounded or acute; middle and upper leaves erect or adherent to stem, linear or linear-lanceolate, rarely linear-oblong, somewhat expanding, margin flat, membranous, apex with withered long cusp; all leaves thin, both surfaces with capitate glandular hairs, canescent arachnoid tomentose on margin, distinctly 3-veined or additionally with 2 indistinct lateral veins. Capitula 9-15, densely compound corymbiform; peduncle 1-3 mm. Involucre broadly campanulate, 8-9(-11) × 8-10 mm; phyllaries 4- or 5-seriate, somewhat expanding; outer phyllaries rufous or puce, oval, 5-6 mm; middle ones white, oblong-lanceolate, 8-10 × 3-4 mm, acute at apex; innermost ones linear, with a claw ca. 1/3 of full length. Receptacle with fimbrillate short hairs. Capitula with numerous female florets, center of predominantly female capitula with 1-6 male florets; predominantly male capitula with male florets only. Corolla tube 4-4.5 mm. Pappus exceeding corolla, incrassate at tip of apex in male florets, serrulate. Achenes oblong, ca. 1.5 mm, densely papillose. Fl. Jun-Aug, fr. Aug-Sep.
● Subalpine peaks and grassy slopes; 2000-3700 m. SW and W Gansu, N and W Hebei, E Qinghai (Datong, Haiyuan), S Shaanxi (Taibai Shan), N and W Shanxi, NW and W Sichuan (Gede, Xiaojin), E Xizang (Lulang).
This taxon is extremely variable.