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35. Hedysarum setigerum Turczaninow ex Fischer & C. A. Meyer, Index Sem. Hort. Petrop. 1: 29. 1835.

短茎岩黄耆 duan jing yan huang qi

Herbs, perennial, 10-15 cm tall. Stems abbreviated, incon­spicuous. Stipules lanceolate. Leaves 8-15 cm, 9-13-foliolate; leaflet blades ovate to elliptic, 1.2-1.6 × 0.5-0.7 cm, abaxially with dense silvery appressed trichomes, adaxially glabrous. Ra­cemes dense, ovoid, with many flowers; bracts ovate-lanceo­late, ca. 2 × as long as pedicel; peduncle longer than leaves. Pedicel less than 1 mm. Calyx campanulate, 5-6 mm, pubes­cent; teeth lanceolate-subulate, 1.5-2 × as long as tube. Corolla pinkish purple; standard obovate, 1-1.2 cm; wings ca. 4/5 as long as standard; keel slightly shorter than standard. Ovary pu­bescent. Legume divided into 3-5 articles; articles pubescent, prickly. Fl. Jul-Aug, fr. Aug-Sep.

Sandy steppes; ca. 1100 m. E Nei Mongol [Mongolia, Russia].

No specimens have been seen by the authors.


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