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Chinese Plant Names | Family List | Apiaceae | Chaerophyllopsis

Chaerophyllopsis huai de Boiss.


Description from Flora of China

Plants to 50 cm high. Leaf blade ovate-oblong in outline, ca. 10 × 6 cm; pinnae 5–6 pairs; ultimate segments ovate, 4–5.5 × 3–4 mm, adaxially sparsely squamose-pubescent. Peduncles squamose-pubescent; umbels 5–6 cm wide; rays 18–20, 2–4 cm, slender, angled, squamose-pubescent; bracteoles several, linear-lanceolate; umbellules more than 10-flowered; pedicels densely scaly-villous. Calyx teeth lanceolate, longer than stylopodium. Fruit oblong, terete; mericarps pentagonal in cross section; ribs acute, equal. Fl. Aug–Sep, fr. Sep–Oct.

This incompletely known species is recorded only from a few collections.

Among shrubs and in grassy areas in alpine valleys; 3600–3800 m. SE Xizang (Zayü), Yunnan (Binchuan).


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