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154. Saussurea krylovii Schischkin & Sergievskaya, Sist. Zametki Mater. Gerb. Krylova Tomsk. Gosud. Univ. Kuybysheva. 1944(1): 1. 1944.

阿尔泰风毛菊 a er tai feng mao ju

Herbs 10-50 cm tall, perennial. Stem solitary, erect, simple. Basal and lower stem leaves shortly petiolate; leaf blade narrowly elliptic to linear, 10-20 × 0.6-1.5 cm, both surfaces green and scabrid, margin sinuate-dentate, apex acuminate. Middle and upper stem leaves sessile, gradually smaller upward on stem. Capitula (1 or)2-4, in a corymbiform synflorescence, shortly pedunculate. Involucre campanulate, to 2 cm in diam. Phyllaries in ca. 3 rows; outer phyllaries ovate to narrowly elliptic; inner phyllaries narrowly elliptic, apex long acuminate. Receptacle bristles to 5 mm. Corolla dirty violet, 1.3-1.4(-1.6) cm, tube 7-8 mm, limb 5-6 mm, lobes ca. 3 mm. Achene brown, cylindric, (3-)5-7 mm. Pappus dirty white; outer bristles 1-2 mm; inner bristles 1-1.1 cm. Fl. and fr. Jul-Sep.

Alpine meadows, forest margins; 2300-2800 m. N Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia (W Siberia)].


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