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Flora of Taiwan | Family List | Compositae | Dendranthema

Dendranthema indicum (L.) Des Moul., Actes Soc. Linn. Bordeaux. 10: 561. 1855; Kitamura, Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 29(6): 165. 1978.

油菊 (野菊)

  • Chrysanthemum indicum L.

    Plants with creeping rhizomes. Stems leafy, slightly decumbent with deciduous soft dorsifixed pubescence. Median cauline leaves chartaceous, petiolate, ovate-oblong, 3-5×2.5-4 cm, slightly cordate to truncate and abruptly narrowed at base, falsely stipulate, petioles 1-2 cm long, pinnately cleft, terminal lobe largest, obtuse, lateral lobes of 2 pairs, elliptic to oblong, acute or obtuse, sometimes denticulate, with a narrow or rather broad sinus between lobes, short-pubescent above, with soft dorsifixed pubescence beneath. Heads about 2.5 cm across, in loose terminal corymbs, peduncles slender; involucres hemispheric, 5-6 mm long, bracts 4-seriate, outer small, oblong or ovate, inner shorter than median, elliptic or oblong. Ray florets: corolla yellow, 11-13 mm long, 2.5-3 mm wide. Disc florets: corolla yellow, 3 mm long, 5-fid. Achenes about 1.8 mm long, slightly curved, 5-grooved.

    NANTOU: Hsitou to Sunlinksea, Peng 5341. PINGTUNG: Wutai, Lin 372. TAITUNG: Chulu, Kao s. n. 1992.

    Russia, India, Japan, Korea and China. Taiwan, locally distributed in mid elevations.


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