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Clematis canescens (Turczaninow) W. T. Wang & M. C. Chang subsp. viridis W. T. Wang & M. C. Chang
Determined by: W. T. Wang, 1996
Qinghai: Chindu Xian. Oba village; along the Tongtian He (Tongtian River; upper Jinsha Jiang). Steep slopes, cliffs and ravines. Vegetation mostly scattered shrubs of Elsholtzia fruticosa, Juniperus (Sabina), Caragana and Hedysarum multijugum. 32°55'32"N, 97°15'58"E; 3500 m.
Dry slopes and cliffs. Mostly restricted to one area on ridge and cliff. Shrubs ca. 1-1.5 m tall, with strict to arching stems; some plants still in full flower, others with only developing fruit (see Boufford et al. 26978). Petals waxy, yellow; stamens yellow.
David E. Boufford, Xue-Feng LU & Tsun-Shen YING
26979 4 July 1995
Copyright 1995 David E. Boufford   [Edit image]   [View original in new window]

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