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1. Krascheninnikovia ceratoides (Linnaeus) Gueldenstaedt, Novi Comment. Acad. Sci. Imp. Petrop. 16: 555. 1772.

驼绒藜 tuo rong li

Axyris ceratoides Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 979. 1753; Certoides latens (J. F. Gmelin) Reveal & N. H. Holmgren; C. papposa (Persoon) Botschantzev & Ikonnikov; Eurotia ceratoides (Linnaeus) C. A. Meyer; E. prostrata Losina-Losinskaja; Krascheninnikovia latens J. F. Gmelin.

Plants 50-150 cm tall, much branched; branches spreading. Leaves linear to lanceolate, 1-5 × 0.2-1 cm, base attenuate, cuneate, or rounded, apex acute or obtuse; midvein prominent. Male inflorescence to 4 cm, dense. Female floral tube ellipsoid, 3-4 × ca. 2 mm, 1-2 × as long as 2-cornute free part. Utricle ellipsoid, hairy. Fl. and fr. Jun-Sep.

Gobi desert, semideserts, dry slopes. Gansu, Nei Mongol, Qinghai, Xinjiang, Xizang [Mongolia; arid regions of N Africa, Asia, and SE Europe].


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