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Spiraea mongolica Maximowicz var. mongolica
Xizang (Tibet): Changdu (Chamdo) Xian. S of the city of Changdu (Qamdo) on road (highway 214) to Bangda along the Lancang Jiang (Mekong River). Xeric slope above river; shrubs, herbs and grasses dominant. 31°2'45"N, 97°13'32"E; 3070 m.
On open slope. Shrub ca. 1.5 m tall; hypanthium green, some with reddish tinge; calyx lobes green or tinged red; follicles green, slightly shining.
David E. Boufford, Susan L. Kelley, Richard H. Ree & Su-Gong WU (S. K. WU)
29553 20 July 2000

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