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Fagopyrum gilesii (Hemsley) Hedberg
FOC
Xizang (Tibet): Mangkang (Markham) Xian: Zhuka. N edge of the town of Zhuka along Lancang Jiang (Mekong River - Za Chu in Tibetan). Deep, dry gorge along river with sparse xerophytic shrubs and herbs; slopes steep, gravelly and with large boulders and outcropping ledges. 29°37'24"N, 98°21'13"E; 2670 m.
Rocky slopes and around boulders. Flowers white Apparently not grazed by livestock, which are abundant in the area.
D. E. Boufford, J. H. Chen, S. L. Kelley, J. Li, R. H. Ree, H. Sun, J. P. Yue & Y. H. Zhang
31074 24 July 2004
 
Copyright 2004 Richard H. Ree   [Edit image]   [View original in new window]
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