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11b. Picea likiangensis var. rubescens Rehder & E. H. Wilson in Sargent, Pl. Wilson. 2: 31. 1914.

川西云杉 chuan xi yun shan

Description from Flora of China

Picea balfouriana Rehder & E. H. Wilson; P. balfouriana f. bicolor S. Chen; P. likiangensis var. balfouriana (Rehder & E. H. Wilson) Slavin; P. purpurea Masters var. balfouriana (Rehder & E. H. Wilson) Silba; P. sikangensis W. C. Cheng.

First-year branchlets stout, with short nodes, densely pubescent. Leaves usually with 3 or 4 stomatal lines along each surface abaxally. Seed cones red-brown or black-purple, maturing brown to reddish or black-brown, 4-9 cm.

This variety produces fine quality timber.

* Mountains; 3000-4100 m. S Qinghai, S Sichuan, E Xizang


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