9. Dolomiaea scabrida (C. Shih & S. Y. Jin) C. Shih, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 24: 293. 1986.
糙羽川木香 cao yu chuan mu xiang
Vladimiria scabrida C. Shih & S. Y. Jin, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 21: 91. 1983.
Herbs, perennial, stemless. Rosette leaves petiolate; petiole 2-4.5 cm; leaf blade narrowly elliptic, 4-12 × 1-3 cm, pinnately divided, abaxially grayish white and densely arachnoid tomentose, adaxially green and glabrous or sparsely arachnoid on veins; lateral segments 4-6 pairs, elliptic, obliquely ovate, or obovate, 0.5-2 × 0.4-1.5 cm, margin denticulate; terminal segment narrowly ovate, 2-3 × 1-2 cm. Capitula 2 or 3, clustered in center of leaf rosette, shortly pedunculate. Involucre ca. 3 cm in diam. Phyllaries in ca. 4 rows, glabrous, apex acuminate; outer phyllaries narrowly triangular, ca. 15 × 4 mm; middle phyllaries narrowly ovate to elliptic, 16-19 × 2-3 mm; inner phyllaries broadly linear, ca. 1.9 × 0.2 cm, apex acuminate. Corolla purple, ca. 2 cm, tube ca. 1.1 cm, limb ca. 9 mm. Style branches ca. 2.5 mm, apex acuminate. Achene brown, obconic, 6-7 mm, glabrous. Pappus bristles in 2 rows, pale brown to dirty brown, scabrid, ca. 3 cm. Fl. and fr. Aug.
● Gravelly places by rivers; 4400-4500 m. SC Xizang (Ngamring).
This species is only known from a single locality and is probably close to Dolomiaea wardii.