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88. Distephanus Cassini, Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris. 1817: 151. 1817.

黄花斑鸠菊属 huang hua ban jiu ju shu

Antunesia O. Hoffmann; Gongrothamnus Steetz; Newtonia O. Hoffmann (1892), not Baillon (1888).

Shrubs, sometimes climbing; indumentum of simple hairs and sessile globose glands. Leaves alternate, petiolate or subsessile, often ill-defined, margin entire, 3-veined. Synflorescence terminal, paniculate. Involucre campanulate or hemispheric; phyllaries to 6-seriate, imbricate, apex acute to long acuminate. Florets many; corolla golden yellow. Pappus double, outer pappus of short bristles, inner pappus of many distinctly flattened, scabrid, barbellate or plumose bristles, persistent.

Forty or more species: most numerous in Madagascar, also in Africa, SW China, and India; two species (both endemic) in China.

1 Capitula usually 3-7 together in dense flat-topped panicles; involucre 12-18 mm in diam.; phyllaries sparsely lanate or ± glabrescent; achenes 4-5 mm, pilose and glandular; scandent shrubs.   1 D. henryi
+ Capitula solitary, terminal; involucre ca. 20 mm in diam.; phyllaries glabrous or sometimes arachnoid lanate; achenes ca. 3 mm, densely sericeous-villous; erect shrubs.   2 D. forrestii

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