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Saussurea przewalskii Maximowicz
Determined by: K. Fujikawa, February 2008
FOC
Sichuan: Dêgê Xian. Road (highway 317) from Dêgê to Manigange on W side of Chola Pass over Que'er Shan. Slopes above upper Serqu He (Serqu River) with Salix and Rhododendron and rocky intervening areas. Granite bedrock. 31°57'11"N, 98°54'13"E; 4310 m.
In open between rocks and under Rhododendron. Leaves abaxially white, adaxially green; involucral bracts green; florets pale purple; anthers dark bluish purple; stigmas pale purple.
David E. Boufford, Bruce Bartholomew, Susan L. Kelley, Richard H. Ree, Hang SUN, Ji-Peii YUE, Liang-Liang YUE, Da-Cai ZHANG & Wei-Dong ZHU
36596 16 August 2006
 
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