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Erigeron krylovii Serg.


Description from Flora of China

Herbs, perennial, (5-)14-60 cm tall, caespitose; rhizome woody; caudex branched. Stems several, 1-4 mm in diam. at base, erect or ascending, green or reddish, branched in upper part, sparsely hirsute-villous, more densely so above, ± densely short-stipitate glandular at least below capitula. Leaves green, surfaces densely short-stipitate glandular, sometimes eglandular, hirsute-villous, strigillose, margin entire, hirsute-villous-ciliate; basal long petiolate, blade oblanceolate, 3-13 × 0.4-1.4 cm, apex obtuse to acute; cauline 0.5-10 × 0.7-1 cm, lower similar to basal, narrowly to broadly winged petiolate, petiole base subclasping, blade base attenuate, upper oblanceolate to lanceolate, sessile, subclasping, apex acute. Capitula 2-6 in corymbose-racemiform synflorescences, sometimes solitary, 9-13 × 17-25 mm. Involucre hemispheric; phyllaries 3-seriate, green, linear-lanceolate, densely stipitate glandular, sometimes hirsute-villous, apex acute, outer almost 1/2 as long as inner, inner shorter than or sometimes equaling disk florets, 5.5-7.5 × 0.7-1 mm, margin narrowly scarious. Ray florets 3-seriate, outer laminate, (4-)7.5-10 mm, longer than disk florets, tube 2.5-3.3 mm, hairy distally, lamina pink, filiform, 0.4-0.6 mm wide, inner 2 series reduced to tube, uncolored, 2-3.8 mm; disk florets yellow, lobes pink, tube hairy above. Achenes lanceoloid, slightly flattened, 2.2-2.5 mm, densely strigose. Pappus 2-seriate, outer bristles 0.3-0.5 mm, inner 4-5 mm. Fl. Jul-Sep.

Open grasslands on slopes, subalpine meadows; 1700-2800 m. N Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Russia (Siberia)].


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