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6. Caragana pruinosa Komarov, Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada. 29: 265. 1909.

粉刺锦鸡儿 fen ci jin ji er

Shrubs to 1 m tall. Old branches greenish brown to yel­lowish brown; current-year branchlets brown, pubescent when young. Leaves pinnate on long branchlets and 4- or 6-foliolate, digitate on short branchlets and 4-foliolate; petiole and rachis 1-2 cm and persistent on long branchlets, 3-7 mm and cadu­cous on short branchlets; leaflet blades oblanceolate to obovate-lanceolate, 5-10 × 1-3 mm, apex acute to obtuse. Flowers soli­tary or to 3 in a fascicle. Pedicel 2-3 mm, articulate basally. Ca­lyx tube tubular, 1-1.3 cm. Corolla yellow; standard suborbic­ular, 2.2-2.7 cm, claw narrow; wings linear, claw ± as long as limb, auricle ca. 1 mm; keel scarcely auriculate, apex acute to rounded. Ovary pilose or rarely glabrous. Legume cylindric, 1.5-2 cm, pilose or rarely glabrous. Fl. May, fr. Jul.

Dry hillsides; 1900-3100 m. Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan].


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