Plant Diversity ›› 2003, Vol. 25 ›› Issue (03): 1-3.
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YANG Qing-Song CHEN Shao-Tian ZHOU Zhe-Kun
"Snow lotuses" are a common name of some plants from the genus Saussurea (Subg. Amphi-hena and Subg. Eruwonyne). These plants are one of the most famous alpine plants in Tibet areas and usually distribute in screes and stone meadows of elevation above 3 500 m. "Snow lotuses" have been used as famous traditional Tibetan medicine to treat different diseases for many years. Since Diqing Autonomous prefecture become a hot spot of tourism, "Snow lotuses" have become a tour commodity.
Diqing autonomous prefecture
YANG Qing-Song CHEN Shao-Tian ZHOU Zhe-Kun. Protection and Sustainable Utilization of Traditional Tibetan Medicine "Snow Lotuses" (Saussurea) in Diqing Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan[J]. Plant Diversity, 2003, 25(03): 1-3.
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