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14. Erigeron kiukiangensis Y. Ling & Y. L. Chen, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 11: 412. 1973.

俅江飞蓬 qiu jiang fei peng

Herbs, perennial, to 55 cm tall, caespitose; rhizome woody. Stems several or solitary, erect or ascending, often branched above, green, strigillose, densely hirsute, especially upper part, densely stipitate glandular in upper part. Leaves: basal crowded, rosulate, withered or present at anthesis, narrowly winged petiolate, blade oblanceolate or oblanceolate-spatulate, 4-8 × 0.8-1.2 cm, 3-5-veined, base attenuate, margin entire or 1- or 2-serrulate, strigose-ciliate, apex obtuse, mucronate; lower and mid cauline ± petiolate, blade oblanceolate, 3.5-6 × 0.6-1.5 cm, surfaces strigose, base attenuate to cuneate, margin 3-6-serrate to coarsely serrate above middle, rarely entire, upper gradually reduced, sessile, blade narrowly lanceolate or linear, surfaces strigose, stipitate glandular, 1-3-veined, base subclasping. Capitula several in corymbiform synflorescences, sometimes solitary, 2-2.5 cm in diam. Involucre hemispheric, 6-8 × 12-15 mm; phyllaries 3-seriate, green, linear-lanceolate, ca. 0.8 mm wide, often overtopping disk florets, densely stipitate glandular, rarely strigose or strigillose, inner margin scarious, apex acuminate. Ray florets 2- or 3-seriate, 9-10 mm, tube 2-2.5 mm, sparsely hairy, lamina reddish, ca. 0.6 mm wide, spreading, flat; disk florets yellow, 3.5-4 mm, hairy, tube ca. 1 mm, limb funnelform, lobes lanceolate, ca. 0.6 mm, glabrous. Achenes (immature) oblong, compressed, ca. 2 × 0.6 mm, densely strigose. Pappus (immature) yellowish, 2-seriate, outer bristles short, inner ca. 3.5 mm. Fl. Jul-Sep.

● Open mountain slopes, rocky places; 3000-3200 m. SE Xizang (Zayü), NW Yunnan (Gongshan).


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