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165. Saussurea scabrida Franchet, Bull. Annuel Soc. Philom. Paris, sér. 8. 3: 146. 1891.

糙毛风毛菊 cao mao feng mao ju

Saussurea leontodon Dunn; S. pseudoleontodon F. H. Chen.

Herbs 30-60 cm tall, perennial. Stem solitary, erect, simple, densely covered with pale brown articulate hairs. Basal and lower stem leaves shortly petiolate; leaf blade narrowly elliptic, 10-23 × 1.5-4.5 cm, green, concolorous, scabrid, with multicellular articulate hairs, base cuneate-attenuate, margin runcinate-pinnately lobed; lateral lobes 3-12 pairs, triangular, margin mucronate-dentate. Middle and upper stem leaves gradually smaller upward on stem. Uppermost stem leaves sessile, usually narrowly ovate-elliptic, undivided, base semiamplexicaul, margin dentate. Capitulum solitary, terminal on stem. Involucre campanulate, 1.5-2.5 cm in diam. Phyllaries in ca. 5 rows, densely villous or with articulate hairs, apex acuminate; outer phyllaries narrowly triangular-ovate, ca. 16 × 3-4 mm; middle phyllaries narrowly elliptic, ca. 15 × 3.5 mm; inner phyllaries linear, ca. 18 × 1-1.5 mm. Corolla purple, ca. 1.1 cm, tube ca. 8 mm, limb ca. 3 mm. Achene brown, cylindric, ca. 6 mm, glabrous. Pappus pale brown; outer bristles 3.5-5 mm, scabrid; inner bristles ca. 1.3 cm. Fl. and fr. Jul-Sep.

● Thickets, forests, forest margins, meadows; 2700-4200 m. W Sichuan, SE Xizang (Zayü, Zogang), NW Yunnan (Dêqên, Zhongdian).


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