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9. Nannoglottis yunnanensis (Handel-Mazzetti) Handel-Mazzetti, Symb. Sin. 7: 1116. 1936.

云南毛冠菊 yun nan mao guan ju

Nannoglottis carpesioides Maximowicz var. yunnanensis Handel-Mazzetti, Anz. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math.-Naturwiss. Kl. 57: 175. 1920 ["Yüannanensis"].

Herbs, perennial; rhizome thick, woody. Stems erect, solitary, 55-200 cm tall, white long villous below, sparsely to moderately (more densely under capitula) white arachnoid, densely long-stipitate glandular above. Leaves: basal long winged petiolate, withered and fallen at anthesis, blade cordate; lower cauline petiole 6-16 cm, broadly winged, blade subcordate, broadly ovate, ovate, or subelliptic, 9-25 × 4.5-18 cm, abaxially arachnoid, sessile glandular or short-stipitate glandular, adaxially scaberulous to glabrate, base broadly cuneate, truncate, or slightly cordate, decurrent on stem, margin irregularly dentate, apex obtuse, rounded, or acute, mucronulate; upper cauline gradually diminished, uppermost sessile, auriculate. Capitula 3-10 in corymbiform-cymose synflorescences. Involucre hemispheric, 1.7-2.5 cm in diam.; phyllaries 2- or 3-seriate, subequal, lanceolate or linear-lanceolate, 8-13 × 1.5-2 mm, abaxially densely short-stipitate glandular, sparsely arachnoid at base, margin arachnoid ciliate (more densely so apically), of inner narrowly scarious, apex acuminate. Ray florets brownish, lamina linear-lanceolate to triangular, 0.5-3 mm, slightly exceeding involucre, gradually reduced inward to inner tubular florets; inner tubular 2-4-seriate, 1-2 mm, obliquely truncate; disk florets numerous, yellowish, 2-5 mm, deeply lobed, lobes sparsely glandular. Achenes straw-colored, narrowly oblong, 3-4 mm, strigose, 8-10-ribbed, (sterile ovary of disk florets glabrous or sparsely strigose apically). Pappus of straw-colored bristles 3-4 mm, those of disk few, unequal. Fl. Jun-Jul.

Picea forests, open pastures; 2900-4000 m. W Sichuan, NW Yunnan (Zhongdian).


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