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110. Astragalus latiunguiculatus Y. C. Ho, Bull. Bot. Lab. N. E. Forest. Inst., Harbin. 1980(8): 60. 1980.

宽爪黄耆 kuan zhua huang qi

Plants 8-25 cm tall, caespitose. Stems several to many, in lower parts sparsely and in upper part to densely covered with appressed to subappressed black hairs 0.1-0.3 mm. Leaves 3-7 cm; stipules 3-5 mm, sparsely predominantly white hairy and ciliate to subglabrous; petiole 1-2 cm, with rachis sparsely to loosely hairy like stem; leaflets in 6-9 pairs, narrowly elliptic, 5-12 × 2-4.5 mm, abaxially loosely covered with short white hairs, adaxially glabrous, apex subacute to rounded. Ra­cemes 1.5-2.5 cm, 6-10-flowered; peduncle 5-9 cm, densely hairy like stem; bracts whitish membranous, linear, 3-4 mm, white and blackish hairy. Calyx 5-6 mm, rather densely covered with appressed blackish hairs 0.05-0.2 mm; teeth 1.5-2 mm. Petals yellowish green, keel violet; standard obovate, 10-11 × ca. 7 mm, without distinct claw; wings 9-10 mm; keel 7-8 mm. Ovary subsessile, shortly white hairy. Legumes unknown.

● Alpine slopes; 3600-4400 m. Sichuan.


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