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147. Astragalus pseudomahoschanicus Podlech, Feddes Repert. 120: 48. 2009.

类马衔山黄耆 lei ma xian shan huang qi

Plants 25-30 cm tall, in basal parts loosely covered with appressed white hairs, in upper parts sparsely with white and black hairs 0.3-0.5 mm. Leaves 7-9 cm; stipules 7-10 mm, free from petiole and from each other, sparsely white and black hairy; petiole 1-2 cm, rachis white and black hairy; leaflets in 5-7 pairs, elliptic, 15-25 × 6-13 mm, abaxially loosely appressed white hairy, adaxially glabrous. Racemes ovoid to shortly cylindric, 3-4 cm, densely many flowered; peduncles 9-11 cm, hairy like rachis; bracts 5-6 mm, black hairy. Calyx ca. 5 mm, loosely to rather densely with predominantly black hairs; teeth 2-2.5 mm. Petals yellowish when dry; standard elliptic, ca. 10 × 5-6 mm, apex emarginate; wings ca. 8 mm, limbs nar­rowly obtriangular, widest at retuse tip; keel ca. 6 mm. Leg­umes sessile, globose, ca. 4 mm in diam., beakless, densely covered with spreading white and black hairs ca. 1 mm.

● Sichuan, Xinjiang.


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