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36. Hedysarum kumaonense Bentham ex Baker in J. D. Hooker, Fl. Brit. India. 2: 145. 1876.

库茂恩岩黄耆 ku mao en yan huang qi

Herbs, perennial, 7-12 cm tall. Stems abbreviated, incon­spicuous. Stipules lanceolate-ovate, 0.7-1.5 cm, connate farther than middle. Leaves [5-]7-10[-32] cm, 13-25-foliolate; leaflet blades obovate to elliptic-ovate, 7-10 × 5-7 mm, abaxially densely pilose, adaxially glabrous or sparsely pilose. Racemes dense, long ovoid, with many flowers; bracts 1.5-2 × as long as pedicel; peduncle conspicuously longer than leaves. Pedicel 2-3 mm. Calyx campanulate, 6-8 mm, grayish pilose; teeth lan­ceolate-subulate, ca. 2 × as long as tube. Corolla pinkish purple; standard obovate, 1.2-1.4[-1.6] cm; wings slightly shorter than standard; keel 1-2 mm longer than standard. Ovary pubescent. Legume divided into 1 or 2 articles; articles elliptic, sparsely pubescent, reticulately veined on both surfaces. Fl. Jun-Jul, fr. Jul-Sep.

Alpine steppes; 3500-3600 m. Xizang (Gyirong) [NW India, Nepal].


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