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1. Chrysanthemum vestitum (Hemsley) Stapf, Bot. Mag. 156: t. 9330. 1933.

毛华菊 mao hua ju

Herbs, perennial, ca. 60 cm tall, with procumbent rhizomes. Stems erect, long robust-branched in upper part or shortly corymbosely branched at apex, or spreading, densely and thickly pubescent or becoming sparsely pubescent. Lower stem leaves withered at anthesis. Middle stem leaves: petiole 0.5-1 cm; leaf blade ovate, broadly ovate, ovate-lanceolate, suborbicular, or spatulate, 3.5-7 × 2-4 cm, grayish green, abaxially densely and thickly appressed pubescent, adaxially sparsely pubescent, grayish white, margin above middle obtusely repand-dentate, rarely obtusely 2- or 3-lobed, cuneate toward base. Distal stem leaves sessile or subsessile, similar, simple. Synflorescence a lax flat-topped cyme. Capitula 3-13, 2-5 cm in diam. Involucres cup-shaped, 1-1.5 cm in diam.; phyllaries in 4 rows, abaxially densely pubescent, scarious margin brown, outer ones triangular or triangular-ovate, 3.5-4.5 mm, middle ones lanceolate-ovate, ca. 6.5 mm, inner ones obovate or oblanceolate-elliptic, 6-7 mm. Ray floret lamina white, 1.2-2 cm. Achenes ca. 1.5 mm. Fl. and fr. Aug. 2n = 54*.

● Low mountain slopes, hills, shaded slopes, streamsides; 300-1500 m. Anhui, Henan, Hubei, Shaanxi.

1 Stems erect; capitula 2-3 cm in diam.   1a var. vestitum
+ Stems sprawling; capitula 4.5-5 cm in diam.   1b var. latifolium

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