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7. Klasea sogdiana (Bunge) L. Martins, Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 152: 455. 2006.

阿拉套麻花头 a la tao ma hua tou

Serratula sogdiana Bunge, Beitr. Fl. Russl. 191. 1852; S. alatavica C. A. Meyer; S. dissecta Ledebour var. asperula Regel & Herder; S. trautvetterana Regel & Schmalhausen.

Herbs 30-80 cm tall. Rhizomes long, woody. Stems erect, apically long virgately branched, glabrous or basally with scattered hairs. Leaves glabrous except at margin, adaxially shiny. Basal leaves petiolate; leaf blade elliptic, undivided, margin toothed. Lower and middle stem leaves lyrately pinnatipartite; lobes toothed, lateral lobes sublinear to linear, terminal lobe ovate to narrowly elliptic. Upper stem leaves pinnatipartite or undivided. Capitula several, solitary at end of a branch. Involucre campanulate, 1.2-1.7 cm in diam. Phyllaries tightly imbricate, in 8 or 9 rows; outer phyllaries triangular, ovate, or ovate-elliptic, 4-7.5 × 1.5-2.5 mm, apex acute and with a (1-)3-5 mm apical spinule; middle phyllaries elliptic-lanceolate or narrowly lanceolate, 11-13 × 1.8-2.5 mm, apex acute and with a (1-)3-5 mm spinule; inner and innermost phyllaries oblanceolate, 20-23 × 1.5-2 mm, apex acuminate. Corolla purple, 1.6-2 cm. Achene brown, ovoid-ellipsoid, ca. 5 mm. Pappus ca. 1 cm. Fl. and fr. Jul-Sep. 2n = 30, 60.

Mountain slopes; ca. 1400 m. NW Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan].


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