3. Nemosenecio yunnanensis B. Nordenstam, Opera Bot. 44: 46. 1978.
滇羽叶菊 dian yu ye ju
Stems solitary, erect, 50-70 cm tall, sparsely adpressed pubescent in upper parts. Lower leaves usually shed by anthesis; median stem leaves petiolate; petiole 0.5-1.5 cm, sparsely puberulent, somewhat expanded at base; blade abaxially dull, adaxially green, ovate-oblong, 5-16 × 2.5-7 cm, rather thinly herbaceous, abaxially sparsely setulose-puberulent, adaxially ± glabrescent, pinnatipartite with 6 or 7 lateral lobes on each side; lateral lobes subopposite or alternate, ovate-oblong, apex acute or shortly acuminate, usually 1-3(or 4)-lobulate; lobules oblong-ovate, apex acuminate. Capitula 6-14 in terminal or upper axillary subumbelliform corymbs; peduncles somewhat flexuous, 2-3 cm, slender, sparsely puberulent. Involucres broadly campanulate, 6-8 mm in diam.; phyllaries 10-13, subuniseriate or subbiseriate, ovate-lanceolate, 6-7 × 1.3-3 mm, herbaceous, externally puberulent, with thin margins and puberulent tips, faintly many veined, apex acute. Ray florets ca. 13; corolla tube 2-3 mm; lamina linear-oblanceolate, 11-13 mm, 4(-6)-veined, apically shortly 3-dentate. Disk florets many; corolla yellow, 4-4.5 mm, with tube 2-2.5 mm and campanulate limb; lobes 5, equal, ovate-triangular, ca. 1 mm, apex acute. Anthers ca. 1.3 mm, obtuse to rounded at base. Style branches 0.6-0.7 mm, dorsally minutely papillate. Achenes narrowly cylindric, 1.5-1.8 mm, shortly pubescent especially in upper half, or subglabrous. Pappus persistent, 4-4.5 mm. Fl. Jul-Aug.
● Grasslands, scrub; 1700-2800 m. W Guizhou, E Yunnan.