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6. Nannoglottis macrocarpa Y. Ling & Y. L. Chen, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 10: 99. 1965.

大果毛冠菊 da guo mao guan ju

Herbs, perennial; rhizome ascending, woody. Stems erect, 30-100 cm tall, white lanate and sparsely villous, long-stipitate glandular. Leaves: basal long petiolate, blade ovate to ovate-lanceolate, 6-25 × 3-11 cm, abaxially stipitate glandular, adaxially sparsely arachnoid, very sparsely villous, stipitate glandular, margin coarsely dentate, apex obtuse; cauline sessile, lower ovate or elliptic, 15-20 × 8-18 cm, apex obtuse to acute; mid cauline up to 25, elliptic, 8-10 cm, base decurrent, apex acute; upper cauline ovate to ovate-lanceolate, base cordate, auriculate-clasping, apex acuminate. Capitula 3-20, in corymbiform-cymose synflorescences. Involucre hemispheric, 2-2.5 cm in diam.; phyllaries 2- or 3-seriate, subequal or outer slightly longer, lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, ca. 12 × 2-2.5 mm, herbaceous, abaxially short-stipitate glandular, margin apically lanate-ciliate. Ray florets yellow, lamina 6-8 × 0.6-1.3 mm, distinctly exceeding involucre; inner tubular 1- or 2-seriate, yellow; disk florets yellow, funnelform, 4-4.5 mm, lobes ca. 1.5 mm, short-stipitate glandular outside. Achenes oblong, 6-7 mm, ± densely strigose, 10-12-ribbed. Pappus of white to yellowish, coarse, unequal bristles 4-5 mm. Fl. Jul-Aug.

Forests, grasslands; 3500-3700 m. E Xizang (Bomi, Qamdo) [Nepal].


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