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8. Tragopogon stepposus (S. A. Nikitin) Stankov in Stankov & Taliev, Opred. Vyssh. Rast. Evrop. Chasti S.S.S.R. 691. 1949.

草原婆罗门参 cao yuan po luo men shen

Tragopogon podolicus (Besser ex Candolle) Artemczuk subsp. stepposus S. A. Nikitin, Bot. Mater. Gerb. Bot. Inst. Komarova Akad. Nauk S.S.S.R. 7: 261. 1938.

Herbs 40-80(-100) cm tall, biennial. Stem erect, branched from middle third, pubescent. Basal and lower cauline leaves linear, 15-30 × 0.2-0.5 cm. Capitula solitary to few; peduncle not inflated. Involucre 1.5-2.5 cm. Phyllaries 7 or 8, equaling or shorter than florets and achenes with pappus. Ligules yellow. Outer achenes 1-1.3 cm; body pale brown, slightly curviform, 0.9-1.2 cm, ca. 1 mm in diam., tuberculate; beak absent or very short and thick; pappus disk ± pubescent. Pappus dirty white, 1-1.3 cm. Fl. and fr. May-Jul. 2n = 12.

Steppes, semi-deserts; 500-1500 m. Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Russia (W Asian and E European parts)].


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