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3. Brachanthemum titovii Krascheninnikov, Bot. Mater. Gerb. Bot. Inst. Komarova Akad. Nauk S.S.S.R. 11: 196. 1949.

无毛短舌菊 wu mao duan she ju

Subshrubs, 10-35 cm tall; indumentum of simple or bifurcate hairs. Stems several from base, woody for most of length, branched mainly above middle; young branches finely appressed, grayish tomentose. Petiole rather long, thickened at base; leaf blade broadly ovate in outline, 2-2.5 × ca. 1.5 cm including petiole, grayish green, finely tomentose, inconspicuously gland-dotted, pinnatisect, segments (1 or)2 or 3(or 4) each side, subulate, apices cuspidate; upper stem leaves palmately 3-lobed, uppermost leaf entire. Synflorescence an irregular flat-topped panicle. Capitula (1-)3-10(-18), 2-4 in dense apical cluster and remainder on long peduncles. Involucres cup-shaped, 4.5-6 × 4-5 mm; outer phyllaries 1/3-2/5 as long as inner, margin membranous, rather broad, light colored or pale brown. Ray florets 1-8; lamina yellowish white, broadly ovate, 2.2-3 mm. Disk florets 2-3 mm. Achenes 2-2.5 mm.

Stony slopes, particularly on red conglomerates. Xinjiang (Tian Shan) [Kazakhstan].


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