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17. Tanacetum kaschgarianum K. Bremer & Humphries, Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 23: 102. 1993.

托毛匹菊 tuo mao pi ju

Pyrethrum kaschgharicum Krascheninnikov, Bot. Mater. Gerb. Bot. Inst. Komarova Akad. Nauk S.S.S.R. 9: 158. 1946, not Tanacetum kaschgaricum Krascheninnikov (1933).

Herbs, perennial, 15-30 cm tall, with branched rhizomes; stems solitary or clustered, erect or ascending, simple, sparsely villous, hairs long, curved, and simple. Basal and lower stem leaves: petiole to 5.5 cm; leaf blade narrowly elliptic, 3-7 × 1.5-2.5 cm, 2-pinnatisect, both surfaces gray-white, densely hairy; primary lateral segments 4-9-paired; ultimate segments narrowly elliptic or narrowly linear-elliptic. Middle and upper stem leaves similar, sessile; leaves below capitulum pinnatifid. Capitula solitary, terminal. Involucre coryliform, 10-15 mm in diam.; phyllaries in 3 rows, scarious margin broad, dark brown, outer phyllaries triangular-lanceolate, ca. 5 mm, middle and inner ones elliptic or narrowly oblanceolate, ca. 6 mm, outer and middle ones abaxially villous, inner ones abaxially glabrous. Receptacle pilose with easily shed hairs. Ray florets white or red; lamina elliptic, 6-10 mm, apex 2- or 3-denticulate. Achenes 2.5-3 mm. Corona ca. 0.8 mm, divided to base. Fl. and fr. Jun-Aug.

● Mountain slopes; 2000-2200(-2600) m. Xinjiang.


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