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1. Crinitina tatarica (Lessing) Soják, Zprávy Krajsk. Vlastiv. Muz. Olomouci. 215: 2. 1982.

新疆麻菀 xin jiang ma wan

Chrysocoma tatarica Lessing, Linnaea 9: 186. 1834; Crinitaria tatarica (Lessing) Soják; Linosyris tatarica (Lessing) C. A. Meyer.

Herbs, perennial, ± caespitose, 10-35 cm tall, sparsely arachnoid, glabrescent. Stems several, erect or ascending. Leaves linear to linear-oblanceolate or oblong-linear, 1-3 × 0.15-0.4 cm, both surfaces or only adaxially gland-dotted, scabrous, subleathery, 1-veined, base gradually attenuate to cuneate, apex obtuse, sometimes mucronate; upper reduced. Capitula numerous, in dense corymbiform synflorescences (bracts grading into phyllaries), 8-10 mm. Involucre shortly cylindric or obconic, 3.5-5 mm; phyllaries 3- or 4-seriate, yellowish green, abaxially sparsely arachnoid to glabrate, thinly leathery, margin arachnoid, outer short, ovate, 1-3-veined, apex obtuse or acute, inner larger, oblong, 3-5-veined, margin broadly scarious, erose, apex obtuse. Disk florets 5-10, pale yellow, tubular, 5-6 mm. Achenes oblong, 3-4 mm, densely strigose. Pappus brownish, 5-6 mm. Fl. Jul-Sep.

Salt marshes, steppes, dry stony slopes; 700-1200 m. N Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Russia (W Siberia); Europe].


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