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92. Oxytropis avisoides P. C. Li, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 18: 371. 1980.

鸟状棘豆 niao zhuang ji dou

Herbs, 10-20 cm tall, acaulescent, from a shortly branched multiheaded caudex. Stipules with a linear-lanceolate free part, ca. 1 cm, herbaceous, with spreading white long trichomes, shortly adnate to petiole. Leaves 3-7 cm, 13-21-foliolate; peti­ole and rachis densely clothed with spreading white long tri­chomes; leaflet blades oblong to oblong-lanceolate, ca. 35 × 6.5 mm, both surfaces with spreading white long trichomes, base rounded, apex acute. Racemes lax, 6-10-flowered; peduncle 2-3 cm, with appressed to spreading dense trichomes. Calyx 5-7 mm, with appressed white and black trichomes; lobes as long as tube. Corolla purple; standard 7-9 mm, lamina suborbicular, apex emarginate; wings shorter than standard, lamina obovate-oblong, apex emarginate; keel shorter than wings, beak ca. 0.5 mm. Ovary long stipitate. Legume unknown. Fl. Jul.

● Hillsides; 4600-4700 m. Xizang (Baxoi).


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