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10. Tragopogon subalpinus S. A. Nikitin, Bot. Mater. Gerb. Bot. Inst. Komarova Akad. Nauk S.S.S.R. 7: 271. 1938.

高山婆罗门参 gao shan po luo men shen

Herbs to 10(-25) cm tall, perennial. Caudex stout. Stems few, simple, slender, erect, glabrous. Basal and lower cauline leaves linear-lanceolate, 10-20 × 0.4-1 cm. Capitula solitary to few; peduncle not inflated. Involucre 1.5-2.5(-3.5) cm. Phyllaries 7 or 8, ± equaling florets and achenes with pappus. Ligules reddish purple. Outer achenes 1.3-1.7 cm; body pale brown, straight or slightly curviform, 1.2-1.4 mm in diam., smooth or slightly tuberculate, with small (to 40-50 µm in diam.) hollows in pericarp; beak slender, ca. 6 mm. Pappus dirty white, ca. 1.5 cm. Fl. and fr. Jun-Jul.

Mountain grasslands; 3000-3500 m. Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan].


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