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2. Myriactis humilis Merrill, Philipp. J. Sci. 1(Suppl. 3): 244. 1906.

台湾粘冠草 tai wan nian guan cao

Myriactis bipinnatisecta Kitamura; M. formosana Kitamura; M. humilis var. bipinnatisecta (Kitamura) S. S. Ying; M. longipedunculata Hayata; M. longipedunculata var. bipinnatisecta (Kitamura) Kitamura; M. longipedunculata var. formosana (Kitamura) Kitamura.

Herbs, perennial, 10-35 cm tall; rhizomes short, oblique. Stems solitary or to 3, erect, branched, branches ascending, or simple, scapiform, glabrous or ± puberulent. Leaves usually crowded in lower part (basal and lower cauline), petiole 2.5-4 cm, winged, blade elliptic, spatulate, or ovate, 2-3(-7) × 1-2(-4) cm, lyrate-pinnatipartite, pinnatipartite, or lyrate-bipinnatisect, or simple and ± orbicular to spatulate, surfaces sparsely to moderately strigose to glabrate, base auriculate-clasping, lateral lobes 2- or 3-paired, oblong to ovate or obovate, margin entire or 1-serrate on one side, terminal lobe large, broadly ovate to orbicular or oblong, margin coarsely serrate or lobed-serrate; upper cauline few, winged petiolate, blade oblanceolate-oblong or oblanceolate, pinnatipartite, base auriculate-clasping, terminal lobe obtriangular or lanceolate; uppermost sessile, simple, blade narrowly oblong, entire or few toothed. Capitula hemispheric, 6-9 mm in diam., few (usually 3 or 4), solitary at ends of stems and branches or in open paniculate-corymbiform synflorescences; peduncle 1-12 cm. Phyllaries 2-seriate, subequal, oblong or narrowly oblong with narrow scarious margin, outer series pulverous-puberulent. Ray florets 8- or more seriate, tube and abaxial lamina hairy, lamina orbicular, apex emarginate or rounded; disk florets funnelform, 1-1.4 mm, limb base hairy, 4-lobed. Achenes brown, 1.6-2 mm, glabrous. Fl. and fr. May-Oct.

● Moist and humid places on shady slopes, roadsides; 1700-3000 m. Taiwan.


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