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1. Pilosella procera (Fries) F. W. Schultz & Schultz Bipontinus, Flora. 45: 431. 1862.

棕毛细毛菊 zong mao xi mao ju

Hieracium procerum Fries, Symb. Hieracium, 43: 1848; H. persicum Boissier.

Herbs, perennial, 20-60 cm tall, rhizomatous. Stem solitary to few fascicled, erect, branched apically, basally densely covered with light brown spreading bristles, apically bristles gradually sparser and intermixed with stellate hairs and capitula becoming white or yellowish pubescent, without capitate stipitate glandular hairs. Leaves with light brown dense bristles and small stellate hairs. Basal leaves withered at anthesis. Stem leaves sessile, narrowly elliptic to lanceolate, 3-10 × 0.2-1.2 cm, apex acuminate. Upper stem leaves lanceolate. Synflorescence corymbiform, with many capitula. Involucre hemispheric, ca. [0.9-]1[-1.1] cm. Phyllaries in 3 or 4 rows, densely covered with stellate hairs and sparsely with long rigid and capitate stipitate glandular hairs; outer phyllaries lanceolate, 3-4 mm, apex acute to subobtuse; inner phyllaries narrowly elliptic-lanceolate, 7-9 mm, apex acute to obtuse. Florets yellow. Achene dark brown, cylindric, ca. 2.2 mm, with 10 ribs. Pappus dirty white, ca. 7 mm. Fl. and fr. Jul-Aug. 2n = 36.

Dry mountain slopes; 1200-2500 m. Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan; SW Asia].


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