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35. Peucedanum chinense M. Hiroe, Umbell. World. 1572. 1979 [“chinensis”].

林地前胡 lin di qian hu

Peucedanum diversifolium H. Wolff, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 33: 247. 1933, not Bentham & J. D. Hooker (1867).

Basal leaf blade broadly rhombic, 4-pinnatisect; pinnae 7–9 pairs, long-petiolulate, lower pinnae broadly ovate-lanceolate, with 6 pairs of pinnules; pinnules with divisions in 3–4 pairs, subdecussate, ultimate segments lanceolate-linear, 3–4-parted or -lobed, 3–4 × ca. 1 cm, thin, papery, acute, mucronate; distal pinnae smaller and less divided. Leaves reducing upwards to a bladeless leaf, petioles wholly sheathing. Umbels few; peduncles elongate and erect; bracts absent; rays 5–7, unequal, ca. 3 cm, roughened; bracteoles few, linear, short and acute; umbellules 5–10-flowered. Calyx teeth obsolete. Styles short. Fruit ellipsoid; lateral ribs narrow-winged; vittae 1–3 in each furrow, 4–6 on commissure. Fl. and fr. unknown.

Forests. W Sichuan.

This species is recorded only from the type gatherings (Wilson 3671 & 3705).


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