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7. Eritrichium fetisovii Regel, Mélanges Biol. Bull. Phys.-Math. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg. 6: 340. 1879.

短梗齿缘草 duan geng chi yuan cao

Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, 30-40 cm (or more) tall. Stems 1 or 2, not cespitose, not branched, sparsely pubescent. Basal and lower stem leaves long petiolate, green, oblong-lanceolate, to 5-6 cm × (6-)8-10 mm, sparsely pubescent, adaxially with bristles borne on white tubercles, apex obtuse; upper stem leaves sessile, lanceolate, apex acute. Inflorescences small, elongated in fruit. Pedicel very short, distinct only in fruit, 0.3-0.7 mm. Calyx lobes ovate, ca. 2 mm, gray pubescent, apex obtuse. Corolla white, campanulate-rotate; appendages 0.8-1 mm, thick, 2-lobed at apex; limb to 5 mm; lobes ovate, rounded. Gynobase very short, to 1 mm. Nutlets dorsiventrally compressed, ca. 3 mm, glabrous or pubescent; disc with marginal glochids confluent into a narrow scarious dentate wing. Fl. Jun-Jul, fr. Jul.

Damp places between cliffs and in shrubs along streams. W Xinjiang (Yeli River basin) [Kyrgyzstan].


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