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F. Zhenfu, Z. Shidong & A.K.Skvortsov (l.c. 224) recognise 3 varieties. Our specimens agree with var. sclerophylla.
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Flora of Pakistan Vol. 203 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of Pakistan @ eFloras.org
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S. I. Ali & M. Qaiser
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Description

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Shrubs erect, to 2 m tall. Branchlets with many nodes, tortuous, dull purplish red, or pruinose, glabrous. Buds russet, ovoid. Petiole 1-2 mm; leaf blade elliptic, obovate, or ovate to suborbicular, 2-3.4 × 1-1.6 cm, to 1 cm at anthesis, leathery, pilose on both surfaces, rarely subglabrous, abaxially greenish, adaxially green, both surfaces pubescent or subglabrous, or abaxially brown downy, base cuneate to rounded, margin entire, apex acute to rounded. Catkins ellipsoid to oblong-ellipsoid, ca. 1 cm, sessile or shortly pedunculate, with 1 or 2 leaflets or not; bracts brown or brownish purple, elliptic or obovate, ca. 1/2 as long as filaments, abaxially downy or adaxially glabrous, shortly ciliate, apex rounded-truncate or truncate. Male flower: adaxial and abaxial glands sometimes divided; stamens 2; filaments ca. 3 mm, base downy. Female flower: glands 2, sometimes divided, abaxial gland rarely absent; ovary narrowly ovoid, ca. 2 × as long as bracts; densely downy; style short; stigma 4-lobed. Capsule ovoid-conical, ca. 3.2 mm, downy, sessile or shortly stipitate.
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Flora of China Vol. 4: 224 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of China @ eFloras.org
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Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
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Description

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Erect shrub, up to 2 m tall, branches purplish red, glabrous or hairy. Petiole 1-2 (3.5) mm, hairy; lamina 2-3.4 x 1-2 cm, elliptic, obovate, or ovate to suborbicular, pilose on both surfaces, rarely subglabrous, base cuneate to rounded, entire, tip acute to obtuse, mucronate. Catkins 1-1.5 cm, sessile or shortly pedunculate, with or without 1 or 2 small leaves. Bracts brown, elliptic or obovate, 1-1.5 mm long, hairy. Male flower: stamens 2, free, filaments hairy in the lower portion; adaxial and abaxial glands sometimes divided. Female flower: ovary narrowly ovoid, c. twice as long as bracts, densely hairy, style short, stigma 4 lobed; glands 2, sometimes divided, abaxial gland rarely absent; capsule ovoid-conical, 3-5.5 mm, hairy, sessile or subsessile.
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Flora of Pakistan Vol. 203 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of Pakistan @ eFloras.org
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S. I. Ali & M. Qaiser
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Distribution

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Himalaya (Kashmir to Nepal), Tibet.
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Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal Vol. 0 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal @ eFloras.org
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K.K. Shrestha, J.R. Press and D.A. Sutton
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Distribution

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SE and W Gansu, Qinghai, W Sichuan, E Xizang, Yunnan [India, Kashmir, Nepal, Pakistan].
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Flora of China Vol. 4: 224 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of China @ eFloras.org
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Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
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Distribution

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Distribution: China (Gansu, Qinghai, Sichuan, Yunnan, Xizang), India, Nepal, Kashmir and Pakistan.
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Flora of Pakistan Vol. 203 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of Pakistan @ eFloras.org
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S. I. Ali & M. Qaiser
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Elevation Range

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3600-5500 m
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Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal Vol. 0 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal @ eFloras.org
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K.K. Shrestha, J.R. Press and D.A. Sutton
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Flower/Fruit

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Fl. Per.: June-July
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Flora of Pakistan Vol. 203 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of Pakistan @ eFloras.org
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Habitat

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Mountain slopes, thickets; 2800-4800 m.
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Flora of China Vol. 4: 224 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of China @ eFloras.org
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Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
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eFloras.org
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