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56. Oxytropis latialata P. C. Li, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 18: 370. 1980.

宽翼棘豆 kuan yi ji dou

Herbs, 3-4 cm tall, acaulescent, from a multiheaded cau­dex, subterranean caudex branches sometimes with 1 or 2 apparent internodes below tuft of leaves. Stipules with a trian­gular distinct part ca. 2 mm, 8-10 mm, submembranous, with appressed white long trichomes when young, adnate to petiole, basal half connate, margin ciliate when mature. Leaves ca. 2 cm, 9- or 11-foliolate; petiole and rachis with appressed to spreading long trichomes; leaflet blades oblong, 2.5-6 × 1.5-2 mm, both surfaces with appressed white long trichomes or abaxially glabrescent, abaxially with trichomes on margin. Ra­cemes compact, 2-5-flowered; peduncle 2-4.5 cm, longer than leaves, subglabrous, with spreading sparse trichomes below ra­ceme; bracts lanceolate, shorter than calyx tube. Calyx campan­ulate, 5-7 mm, with dense black and white long trichomes; lobes lanceolate, as long as tube. Corolla purple; standard 0.9-1.1 cm, lamina suborbicular, apex emarginate; wings 7-9 mm, lamina obcordate, apex 2-lobed; keel slightly shorter than wings, beak ca. 0.3 mm. Ovary stipitate. Legume unknown. Fl. Jun.

● Mountain slopes; ca. 5100 m. Xizang (Baingoin).


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