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Diplazoptilon Liang


Description from Flora of China

Herbs, perennial, stemless. Leaves in basal rosette, undivided. Capitulum solitary. Receptacle alveolate, with unequal subulate processes. Corolla purple, glabrous. Anther tails long, fimbriate-lacerate, caudate. Style branches linear, long, divergent, apex acute. Achene obconic, 4-angled, glabrous, with apical rim forming a short crown. Pappus homomorphic, in 2 rows; bristles subequal, plumose, basally connate into a ring, caducous as a whole.

● One species: China.

(Authors: Shi Zhu (石铸 Shih Chu); Eckhard von Raab-Straube)

Lower Taxa


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