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Saussurea leontodontoides (de Candolle) Schultz Bipontinus
Determined by: Yousheng Chen, January 2009
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.
Meadow and on rocks. Involucral bracts green or purple; florets pinkish purple; anthers dark purple; stigma purple or pinkish purple.
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
39206 7 August 2007
 
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