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Anaphalis nepalensis var. monocephala (DC.) Hand.-Mazz.


Description from Flora of China

Anaphalis monocephala Candolle, Prodr. 6: 272. 1838; A. mucronata Candolle; A. mucronata var. monocephala Candolle; A. nubigena Candolle; A. triplinervis var. monocephala (Candolle) Airy Shaw.

Plants acaulescent, or stems low, up to 6 cm tall, rarely taller, congested with rosette leaves. Leaves densely clustered, spatulate to oblanceolate-oblong, 0.8-2(-3) × 0.2-2 cm, abaxially densely white lanate, adaxially arachnoid tomentose, 1-veined or inconspicuously 3-veined. Capitulum solitary, terminal, rarely 2 or 3 capitula among rosette leaves.

Among lichens on alpine dank slopes, rock crevices, riverbanks; 4100-4500 m. W Sichuan (Kangding), S Xizang, NW Yunnan [Bhutan, India, Nepal].


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