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10. Hedysarum ussuriense Schischkin & Komarov, Bot. Mater. Gerb. Glavn. Bot. Sada S.S.S.R. 6: 11. 1926.

拟蚕豆岩黄耆 ni can dou yan huang qi

Herbs, perennial, 30-50 cm tall. Stems caespitose, erect. Stipules broadly lanceolate, 1-1.2 cm, connate farther than mid­dle. Leaves 7-15 cm, 11-19-foliolate; leaflet blades long ovate, 1-2.3 × 0.6-1.1 cm, abaxially pubescent along veins, adaxially glabrous. Racemes dense, with many flowers; bracts lanceolate, slightly shorter than pedicel, caducous; peduncle slightly longer than leaves. Pedicel 5-6 mm. Calyx obliquely campanulate, 5-6 mm, sparsely pubescent; teeth unequal, most abaxial tooth 0.7-1.5 × as long as tube, other 4 teeth triangular and 1/4-1/3 as long as tube. Corolla yellow; standard long obovate, 1.4-1.6 cm; wings ± as long as standard; keel ca. 2 mm longer than standard. Ovary glabrous or pubescent. Legume divided into 2 or 4 articles; articles subglobose to ovoid, 6-7 × 4-5 mm, compressed, glabrous or pubescent, margin narrow and irregu­larly dentate. Fl. Jul-Aug, fr. Aug-Sep.

Forests, subalpine meadows; 2500-3200 m. Hebei, E Jilin, NE Liaoning, Sichuan [N Korea, Russia (Far East)].

Plants treated as Hedysarum vicioides Turczaninow in FRPS (42(2): 190. 1998) belong here.


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