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3. Cortiella cortioides (C. Norman) M. F. Watson, Edinb. J. Bot. 53: 130. 1996.

锡金栓果芹 xi jin shuan guo qin

Selinum cortioides C. Norman, J. Bot. 75: 95. 1937; Cortia hookeri C. B. Clarke, p.p.

Leaves petiolate, petioles 3–8 cm, pubescent; blade oblong or oblong-ovate, 3–10 × 1.5–4 cm, 2–3-pinnate; pinnae 3–4 pairs; ultimate segments linear to linear-lanceolate, 4–7(–13)× 0.75–1 mm. Bracts absent; rays numerous, arising from caudex, 3–6 cm, hispid; bracteoles 4–6, linear, entire, or apex 2–3-lobed; umbellules 18–25-flowered; pedicels 2–3 mm. Petals white, occasionally tinged purple. Styles 1.75–3 mm after flowering. Fruit suborbicular, 4–5.5 × 4–5 mm; lateral ribs broadly winged, dorsal ribs narrowly winged, wings often poorly developed and often reduced to aborted structures at base. Fl. Aug–Sep, fr. Sep–Oct.

Mountain rock crevices, scree slopes and sandy areas; 4000–5400 m. S Xizang (Yadong) [Bhutan, NE India, Nepal, Sikkim].


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