Description from Flora of China
Antennaria cinnamomea Candolle, Prodr. 6: 270. 1838; Anaphalis cinnamomea (Candolle) C. B. Clarke.
Stems 50-100 cm. Leaves oblong or linear-lanceolate, 4-9 cm × 7-12 mm, sometimes to 25 mm, abaxially densely yellowish brown or reddish brown lanuginous, adaxially gray arachnoid lanuginous, raised 3- or 5-veined, base weakly auriculate, apex acuminate. Involucre same as var. angustifolia. 2n = 42.
Low mountain or subalpine shrublands, grasslands, slopes, banks; 500-2800 m. E and S Gansu (Tianshui, Yuzhong), Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, W Hubei (Enshi), Hunan, Jiangxi, S Shanxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan [Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal].