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4. Hippolytia yunnanensis (Jeffrey) C. Shih, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 17(4): 65. 1979.

云南女蒿 yun nan nü hao

Tanacetum yunnanense Jeffrey, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 5: 188. 1912; Chrysanthemum yunnanense (Jeffrey) Handel-Mazzetti.

Herbs, perennial, 27-40 cm tall; stems erect, stout, upper parts corymbosely branched, red-purple, gray-white below synflorescence, densely villous, progressively sparsely villous toward base. Leaves in basal rosettes and scattered along stems; basal leaves: petiole to 13 cm; leaf blade elliptic or narrowly elliptic, 5-12 × 3-6 cm, 3-pinnatisect, abaxially villous, adaxially glabrescent or glabrous; primary lateral segments 11-14-paired; ultimate segments linear; stem leaves similar to basal leaves. Synflorescence a terminal ± flat-topped panicle or compound panicle. Capitula many, branches densely villous. Involucres cuneate or cuneate-campanulate, ca. 5 mm in diam.; phyllaries in 3 rows, abaxially sparsely villous, scarious margin dark brown, outer phyllaries lanceolate, ca. 3.5 mm, middle and inner ones lanceolate, oblanceolate, or narrowly elliptic, 3.5-4 mm, abaxially glabrous. Florets yellow, ca. 3 mm. Fl. Jun-Sep.

● Alpine meadows; 3400-4000 m. Yunnan.


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