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39. Hedysarum krylovii Sumnevicz, Sist. Zametki Mater. Gerb. Krylova Tomsk. Gosud. Univ. Kuybysheva. 1931(4): 2. 1931.

克氏岩黄耆 ke shi yan huang qi

Herbs, perennial, 10-20 cm tall. Stems 1-2 cm, ascending. Stipules ovate, 6-8 mm, connate farther than middle. Leaves 1-1.8 cm, 11-15-foliolate; leaflet blades narrowly ovate-lan­ceolate to lanceolate-elliptic, 12-15 × 4-7 mm, both surfaces densely silvery pubescent. Racemes lax, with many flowers; bracts narrowly lanceolate, ca. 2 × as long as pedicel; peduncle conspicuously longer than leaves. Pedicel 1.5-2 mm. Calyx campanulate, 7-10 mm, pilose; teeth lanceolate-subulate, 3-4 × as long as tube. Corolla pinkish purple; standard obovate, 1.4-1.5 cm; wings ca. 1/2 as long as standard; keel slightly shorter than standard. Ovary subglabrous. Legume divided into 2 or 3 articles; articles subglobose, 4-5 mm in diam., inflated, with densely hyaline scales, margin thickened. Fl. Jun-Jul, fr. Jul-Aug.

Stony slopes, gravelly areas; ca. 1300 m. Xinjiang (W Altay Shan) [Kazakhstan].

This species is a good fodder plant.


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