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Saussurea przewalskii Maximowicz
Determined by: K. Fujikawa, February 2008
FOC
Sichuan: Rangtang (Zamtang) Xian. E of the city of Rangtang (Zamtang) at Haizi Shan, on border with Aba and Maerkang Xian. Open, heavily grazed meadow with scattered shrubs (dwarf Salix, Rhododendron at lower elevations; Potentilla at higher elevations) and rocky slopes. 32°20'43"N, 101°24'55"E; 4250-4530 m.
On rocks. Stem red; leaves abaxially white, adaxially green; involucral bracts dark purple or green; florets pale purple; anthers dark purple; stigma pink.
D. E. Boufford, K. Fujikawa, S. L. Kelley, R. H. Ree, B. Xu, D. C. Zhang, J. W. Zhang, T. C. Zhang, W. D. Zhu
39199 7 August 2007
 
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