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162. Kaschgaria Poljakov, Bot. Mater. Gerb. Bot. Inst. Komarova Akad. Nauk S.S.S.R. 18: 282. 1957.

喀什菊属 ka shi ju shu

Authors: Zhu Shi, Christopher J. Humphries & Michael G. Gilbert

Subshrubs; indumentum of stellate hairs. Leaves alternate, sessile, margin entire or at least apically parted. Synflorescences cymose; capitula in dense panicles or clusters, rather small, heterogamous, disciform. Involucres ovoid cupular; phyllaries in 2-4 rows. Receptacle convex, epaleate. Marginal florets 3-5, female, fertile; corolla pitcher-shaped, tapering above, apex 2- or 3-toothed. Disk florets many, bisexual; corolla tubular, apex 5-lobed, with scattered stellate hairs at apex. Anther bases obtuse; apical appendage lanceolate. Style branches linear, apex truncate. Achenes obovoid, obtusely angular, upper part striate. Corona absent.

Two species: China, Kazakhstan, Mongolia; two species in China.

1 Fertile shoots with long declined branchlets; leaves narrowly lanceolate to linear, 1.7-5 mm wide, margin usually entire, occasionally 3-parted.   1 K. brachanthemoides
+ Fertile shoots with short branchlets; leaves spatulate or oblanceolate, 7-15 mm wide, apex 3-5-partite, rarely pinnatisect.   2 K. komarovii

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