Type collections of the section of Middle Asia
Saussurea karaartscha Saposhn.
Semirechenskaya Province, Przhevalskii District, Kara-archa River, stony slopes, 06.VIII.1912, V.Saposhnikow, B.Schischkin.
There are two equal labels on the herbarium sheet, one of which is printed, the other is written by V.V.Saposhnikow.
Cherneva O.V., 2004.