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17. Caragana leucospina Komarov, Trudy Imp. S.-Peter­burgsk. Bot. Sada. 29: 281. 1909.

白刺锦鸡儿 bai ci jin ji er

Shrubs to 1 m tall. Bark yellowish gray. Leaves pinnate, 6-8-foliolate; petiole and rachis ca. 3 cm, persistent, glaucous, glabrous or white pubescent; leaflet blades narrowly elliptic to oblong-lanceolate, (5-)10-16(-17) × 2-4.5(-5) mm, densely pubescent, apex rounded. Flowers solitary. Pedicel 4-6 mm, articulate basally. Calyx tube broadly tubular, ca. 1.3 cm. Co­rolla yellow, 2.5-3 cm; standard obovate, claw narrow; wings oblong, auricle shortly linear; keel base nearly truncate. Ovary densely pubescent. Legume 2-2.5 cm, outside pubescent, inside with trichomes. Fl. Jun, fr. Jul.

Slopes; 1200-2500 m. Xinjiang [Kyrgyzstan].


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