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3. Krascheninnikovia arborescens (Losina-Losinskaja) Czerepanov, Vasc. Pl. Russia & Adj. States. 186. 1995.

华北驼绒藜 hua bei tuo rong li

Description from Flora of China

Eurotia arborescens Losina-Losinskaja, Izv. Akad. Nauk SSSR, Ser. 7, Otd. Fiz.-Mat. Nauk 9: 999. 1930; Certoides arborescens (Losina-Losinskaja) C. P. Tsien & C. G. Ma.

Plants 1-2 m tall, branching above; branches 35-80 cm. Leaves shortly petiolate; leaf blade lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, 2-7 × 0.7-1.5 cm, base broadly cuneate or rounded, apex acute or obtuse; midvein and lateral veins prominent. Male inflorescence slender, to 8 cm. Female floral tube obovoid, ca. 3 mm, 4-5 × as long as slightly recurved, apically obtuse free part, abaxially 4-fascicular villous near middle and distally in fruit. Utricle narrowly obovoid, hairy. Fl. and fr. Jul-Sep.

The combination Krascheninnikovia arborescens was published by Czerepanov in January 1995, slightly earlier than the same combination by Mosyakin (Novon 5: 52. 27 March 1995).

* Dunes, sandy places, slopes, wastelands. S Gansu, Jilin, Liaoning, N Sichuan.


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