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297. Astragalus dshangartensis Sumnevicz, Sist. Zametki Ma­ter. Gerb. Krylova Tomsk. Gosud. Univ. Kuybysheva. 1933(1-2): 5. 1933.

詹加尔特黄耆 zhan jia er te huang qi

Plants 5-10 cm tall, acaulescent, densely caespitose. Leaves 2-3 cm; stipules 1.5-2 mm, covered with ascending white and black hairs; petiole 1.5-2 cm, like rachis densely appressed white hairy; leaflets in 2 or 3 pairs, narrowly elliptic, 4-6 × 1(-1.5) mm, abaxially densely and adaxially only toward margins covered with appressed hairs, silvery-canescent. Ra­cemes 1-2 cm, loosely 5-7-flowered; peduncle 4-9 cm, slen­der, white hairy, below raceme also with black hairs; bracts 1-1.5 mm, black or white and black hairy. Calyx ca. 4 mm, covered with white and predominantly black hairs; teeth ca. 1.5 mm. Petals pink-violet; standard nearly orbicular, ca. 10 × 6 mm, apex emarginate; wings ca. 8.5 mm; keel ca. 8 mm. Leg­umes sessile, narrowly oblong, 7-10 mm, ca. 1.5 mm high and ca. 1 mm wide, attenuate at both ends, laterally compressed, with a slender beak 1.5-2 mm, incompletely 2-locular; valves densely covered with subappressed white hairs.

Mountain slopes; 1900-3100 m. Xinjiang [Kyrgyzstan].


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