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4. Picris ohwiana Kitamura, Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 3: 136. 1934.

黄毛毛连菜 huang mao mao lian cai

Picris hieracioides Linnaeus subsp. ohwiana (Kitamura) Kitamura.

Herbs 7-20 cm tall, perennial, rosulate, with a taproot. Stem divaricately branched from base, hirsute with yellowish green rigid 2-hooked hairs, leafless to sparsely leafy. Rosette leaves lanceolate to oblanceolate, 3-9 × 0.5-2 cm, both surfaces hirsute, basally attenuate into a winged petiole-like portion, margin irregularly sinuate-dentate, apex obtuse to acute. Stem leaves similar to rosette leaves but somewhat smaller and basally truncate; upper stem leaves reduced to linear-lanceolate bracts. Synflorescence loosely corymbiform, with few to several capitula. Peduncle usually 3-6 cm, slender, hirsute as stem and branches. Involucre cylindric-campanulate to ovoid, 1.5-1.7 cm. Phyllaries abaxially with yellowish green rigid 2-hooked hairs along midrib; outer phyllaries blackish green, linear-lanceolate, unequal, apex acute to acuminate; inner phyllaries green, linear-lanceolate, apex acute to acuminate. Florets yellow. Achene reddish brown, fusiform, 5-6 mm, apex contracted into a ca. 0.5 mm cusp. Pappus 7-8 mm, caducous. Apr-Sep. 2n = 10*.

● Subalpine open stony or rocky places; above 3400 m. Taiwan (Daguan Shan, Nanhu Dashan).


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