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Potentilla tugitakensis Masamune


Description from Flora of China

Potentilla leuconota D. Don var. tugitakensis (Masamune) H. L. Li.

Herbs perennial. Flowering stems 25–30 cm tall, densely canescent tomentose and villous. Radical leaves 10–18 cm including petiole; auricles of stipules connate from base to rounded apex; petiole densely white villous and white tomentose; leaf blade non-interrupted (rarely interrupted) pinnate with usually 19–27 pairs of leaflets; terminal leaflet oblong, 1–2 cm × 4–8 mm, abaxially densely white sericeous-villous on veins, base decurrent in apical 2 or 3 pairs of leaflets, margin regularly sharply many serrate; cauline leaves 1 or 2; auricles of stipules herbaceous, abaxially densely villous, margin entire or 1- or 2-serrate; leaf blade with 3–7 pairs of leaflets. Inflorescence corymbose-cymose. Flowers 2–2.5 cm in diam.; pedicel 3–5 cm, proximally with a serrate bract; bract abaxially densely grayish white tomentose and villous. Epicalyx segments ovate-lanceolate, apex acuminate. Petals yellow. Style lateral. Achenes smooth. Fr. Jul–Aug.

Alpine meadows; ca. 3400 m. Taiwan.


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