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10. Hippolytia gossypina (C. B. Clarke) C. Shih, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 17(4): 67. 1979.

棉毛女蒿 mian mao nü hao

Tanacetum gossypinum C. B. Clarke, Compos. Ind. 154. 1876.

Cushion plants, ca. 7 cm tall. Leafy shoots densely compact, with dense overlapping leaves. Leaves inconspicuously petiolate; leaf blade spatulate, 1-1.2 × 0.35-0.7 cm, white or gray-white, both surfaces densely long lanate, apex truncate or rounded, 3-6-divided. Capitula 10, in a dense corymb ca. 2.5 cm in diam. at apices of branches. Involucres cuneate, ca. 6 mm in diam.; phyllaries in 3 rows, outer ones linear, ca. 7 mm, abaxially densely long lanate, middle and inner ones oblanceolate, ca. 5 mm, abaxially lanate above middle part or at upper part in inner ones. Florets yellow, ca. 3 mm. Fl. Aug-Oct.

Deserts, alpine gravel heaps, exposed rocks at mountain summits; 4500-5400 m. Xizang (Yadong) [Bhutan, India, Nepal].


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