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Aconitum gymnandrum Maximowicz
Xizang (Tibet): Changdu (Chamdo) Xian. Road (highway 317) from Changdu (Chamdo) to Jiangda (Gyamda), along Zha Qu (Zha River), a tributary of the Lancang Jiang (Mekong River), N of the town of Toba near village of Suijiewa. Picea forests on slopes with Spiraea, Cotoneaster, Potentilla glabra and Ribes; wet meadow-like areas, periodically flooded depressions and HippophaĆ« communities along river. 31°24'21"N, 97°28'19"E; 3700-3900 m.
Rocky, sandy areas along river. Scattered. Tepals purple; anthers black; pollen white.
D. E. Boufford, B. Bartholomew, D. A. Eaton, X. H. Li, R. H. Ree, B. Xu, J. P. Yue, J. W. Zhang & X. X. Zhu
41311 29 July 2009
Copyright 2009 Bruce Bartholomew   [Edit image]   [View original in new window]

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