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Nouelia Franch.


Description from Flora of China

Large shrubs to small trees. Leaves alternate, petiolate; leaf blade entire or minutely callosely serrulate. Capitula large, solitary, terminal, radiate, heterogamous; involucre campanulate; phyllaries multiseriate, leathery, imbricate, unequal; receptacle flat to convex, alveolate. Florets all bisexual, fertile; marginal florets uniseriate, bilabiate, outer lip 3-toothed to 3-lobed at apex, inner 2-lobed, lobes linear, revolute; central florets many, tubular or slightly bilabiate, deeply 5-lobed, regularly or slightly irregularly, lobes revolute; anther bases long tailed, apex appendaged; styles shallowly divided at apex, style branches short, glabrous, apices obtuse to rounded. Achene cylindric, ribbed, sericeous; pappus of scabrid bristles, numerous. 2n = 54*.

● One species: China.

(Authors: Gao Tiangang (高天刚); D. J. Nicholas Hind)

Lower Taxon


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