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Taxillus delavayi (Tieghem) Danser var. delavayi
FOC
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.
D. E. Boufford, J. H. Chen, S. L. Kelley, J. Li, R. H. Ree, H. Sun, J. P. Yue & Y. H. Zhang
30466 10 July 2004
 
Sichuan Province, Xiangcheng Xian: Yibailingba Gou. Elevation 3150-3240 m. Closeup
Sichuan Province, Xiangcheng Xian: Yibailingba Gou. Elevation 3150-3240 m. Closeup
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