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Saussurea subulisquama Handel-Mazzetti
Determined by: E. v. Raab-Straube, April 2013
FOC
Xizang (Tibet): Gongjue (Gongjo) Xian. Along highway S501 from highway 314 between Jiangda (Gyamda) and Qingnidong (Qunyido) to the city of Gongjue (Gongjo in Tibetan). Kobresia meadows with scattered thickets of dwarf (<50 cm tall) Rhododendron and Sibiraea, and dry, rocky slope. 31°8'48"N, 98°10'25"E; 4200 m.
Rocky slope. Florets purple; anther tube blue; stigmas pink.
David E. Boufford, Bruce Bartholomew, Deren A. Eaton, Xin-Hui LI, Richard H. Ree, Bo XU, Ji-Pei YUE, Jian-Wen ZHANG & Xin-Xin ZHU
41438 30 July 2009
 
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