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14c. Leontopodium japonicum var. saxatile Y. S. Chen, Fl. China. 20-21: 783. 2011.

岩生薄雪火绒草 yan sheng bao xue huo rong cao

Haec varietas a Leontopodio japonico var. japonico caulibus subgracilibus 1-2 mm in diametro omnino dense foliatis, internodiis 4-8 mm longis, foliis ovatis usque oblongo-ovatis 20-30 mm longis 6-11 mm latis, capitulis in corymbos densos dispositis atque foliis bractealibus ovatis 10-12 mm longis 5-7 mm latis differt.

Type: China. Zhejiang: Lin’an Xian, Changhua, Longtang Shan, Qingliang Feng, on rocks, alt. 1750 m, 8 Sep 1959, Zhejiang Plant Resources Expedition 29803 (holotype, PE).

Paratypes: Anhui: Huang Shan, on rocks, Anonymous s.n. (PE-00503277). Zhejiang: Lin’an Xian, Changhua, Longtang Shan, Zhejiang Plant Resources Expedition 29703 (PE); Tiantai Xian, Tiantai Shan, 5 Oct 1921, K. K. Tsoong 3940 (PE).

Stems somewhat slender, 1-2 mm in diam., densely leafy throughout; internodes 4-8 mm. Leaves ovate to oblong-ovate, 20-30 × 6-11 mm, apex acute. Capitula arranged in dense corymbs, 3.5-4.5 mm in diam.; bracteal leaves ovate, 10-12 × 5-7 mm. Fl. Aug-Sep, fr. Sep-Oct.

● Open rocks; 1000-1800 m. S Anhui (Huang Shan), Zhejiang (Lin’an, Tiantai).


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