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62. Schulzia Sprengel, Neue Schriften Naturf. Ges. Halle. 2(1): 30. 1813, nom. cons.

苞裂芹属 bao lie qin shu

Pu Fading (溥发鼎 Pu Fa-ting); Mark F. Watson

Herbs perennial, glabrous. Tap root cylindric. Stem conspicuous, erect, or obsolete, base clothed in fibrous remnant sheaths. Basal leaves petiolate, sheaths dilated, white and membranous at margins; blade 2–3-pinnate; ultimate segments linear-lanceolate or linear. Umbels compound, terminal and lateral; rays stout, subequal or unequal; bracts and bracteoles 2–3-pinnate; umbellules many-flowered. Calyx teeth minute or obsolete. Petals white, obovate, base cuneate, apex with small incurved lobule. Stylopodium conic; styles erect, divergent or reflexed. Fruit oblong-ovoid or ovoid, slightly compressed laterally; ribs narrow, slightly winged; vittae 3–4 in each furrow, 4–8 on commissure. Seed face plane. Carpophore 2-parted.

About four species: C Asia, Himalayan region; four species in China.

1 Rays subequal; bracteoles nearly as long as or exceeding umbellules.   (2)
+ Rays unequal; bracteoles subequal or shorter than umbellules.   (3)
2 (1) Leaves 3-pinnate; bracteoles 2–3-pinnate, nearly equal to umbellules.   1 Schulzia crinita
+ Leaves 2-pinnate; bracteoles 3-lobed or 1-pinnate, subequal or exceeding flowering umbellules.   2 Schulzia dissecta
3 (1) Leaves 2–3-pinnate; rays of terminal umbel stout, elongate; bracteoles entire, 2–3-lobed or pinnate.   3 Schulzia prostrata
+ Leaves 3-pinnate; rays of terminal and lateral umbellules subequal; bracteoles 2-pinnate.   4 Schulzia albiflora

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