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Taxillus delavayi (Tieghem) Danser var. delavayi
Sichuan: Xiangcheng Xian. Yibailingba Gou. Off road from Xiangcheng to Daocheng, ca. 20 km from Xiangcheng. Gorge with steep slopes, running perpendicular to road and tributary of Suoqu He. Vegetation of large Pinus, Abies and Picea and mixed smaller, broadleaved deciduous trees of Acer, Prunus spp., Rhamnus, Sageretia, Syringa, Betula, etc. throughout and large trees of Populus along stream. 29°4'33"N, 99°55'8"E; 3150-3240 m.
Growing on Populus, Salix and another small tree, which is probably Cotoneaster. Parasitic shrubs ca. 0.5-0.75 m tall; flowers red; fruit immature, green, turning yellowish at maturity.
David E. Boufford, Jia-Hui CHEN, Susan L. Kelley, J. LI, Richard H. Ree, Hang SUN & Yong-Hong ZHANG
30466A 10 July 2004

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