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FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 20-21 | Asteraceae | Faberia

4. Faberia ceterach Beauverd, Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève. 2: 51. 1910.

滇花佩菊 dian hua pei ju

Herbs 25-70 cm tall, perennial, rosulate, ?with rhizomes. Stem erect, basally brown hairy, apically branched and ± glabrous, leafless except for linear bracts subtending branches or with usually 1 or 2 leaves similar to rosette leaves. Rosette leaves narrowly elliptic to oblanceolate, 7-18 × 2-5 cm, lyrately pinnatipartite to lyrately pinnatisect, abaxially pale glaucous and brown hairy, adaxially dark green and glabrous, base cuneate to petiole-like for 1-3 cm, apex acute to acuminate; lateral lobes 7-15, semiorbicular to ovate, gradually smaller toward leaf base; terminal lobe lanceolate. Synflorescence narrowly paniculiform, with usually 10-20 capitula. Capitula with 10-15 florets. Involucre 1.1-1.3 cm. Phyllaries purplish red, abaxially glabrous; outer phyllaries triangular-ovate to lanceolate, longest 3-4 mm, apex acute; inner phyllaries ca. 8, apex obtuse. Florets purplish to bluish. Achene reddish brown, 3.5-4.5 mm. Pappus 6-7 mm. Fl. and fr. Jul.

● 2200-2600 m. Yunnan (Kunming).

Faberia ceterach seems only to be known from a few collections made in the early 20th century.


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