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205. Saussurea oblongifolia F. H. Chen, Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol., Bot. 6: 99. 1935.

长圆叶风毛菊 chang yuan ye feng mao ju

Herbs 40-50 cm tall, perennial. Rhizome simple. Stem solitary, erect, apically branched, arachnoid. Basal and lower stem leaves long petiolate; petiole to 5 cm; leaf blade ovate to elliptic, 12-15 × 5-6 cm, abaxially pale green and sparsely arachnoid, adaxially green and scabrid, base cuneate-attenuate, margin denticulate, apex acute. Middle and upper stem leaves sessile, narrowly elliptic, base attenuate, apex acuminate. Capitula 5-10, in a lax corymbiform synflorescence, pedunculate. Involucre campanulate or subglobose, 1-2 cm in diam. Phyllaries in 4-6 rows, yellowish brown with brown margin, sparsely pubescent; outer phyllaries ovate, 3-5 × 2-3.5 mm, apex acute; inner phyllaries narrowly elliptic, 5-10 × 1-2 mm, apex acuminate. Corolla ca. 1.2 cm. Achene immature. Pappus dirty white; outer bristles scabrid; inner bristles ca. 1 cm. Fl. Sep.

● NW Yunnan (Binchuan).


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