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29. Xanthopappus C. Winkler, Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada. 13: 10. 1893.

黄缨菊属 huang ying ju shu

Authors: Zhu Shi & Werner Greuter

Herbs, perennial, stemless. Leaves all basal, rosulate, pinnatipartite, with spiny lobes. Capitula basal, large, shortly pedunculate, clustered in center of leaf rosette. Phyllaries ending in a straight or ± falcate keeled spine. Receptacle concave, covered with bristles. Corolla yellow. Stamen filaments glabrous; anther with long, subentire basal appendages. Style branches short, apex truncate. Achene (immature) narrowly obovoid, inconspicuously striate but otherwise smooth; apical rim forming an entire conspicuous crown; apical plate with shortly cylindric cup-shaped disk surmounted by a cylindric hardened style base. Pappus of ca. 5 rows of scabrid bristles of almost equal length.

● One species: China.

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