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Blumea tenuifolia C. Y. Wu


Description from Flora of China

Blumea gracilis Dunn, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 35: 502. 1903, not Candolle (1836).

Perennials. Stems 45-85 cm tall, unbranched, pilose and glandular above. Lower leaves sessile, linear-lanceolate, 4-7.5 cm × 4-8 mm, abaxially densely pilose, adaxially scabrid or glabrescent, base decurrent, margin sparsely serrulate, apex obtuse. Capitula few, 6-8 mm in diam., in panicles. Involucre campanulate, 6-8 mm; phyllaries in 4 series, linear, outer ones leaflike, 2-3 mm, abaxially pilose and glandular, inner 6-8 mm, membranous, apex pubescent abaxially. Receptacle flat, ca. 2 mm in diam., glabrous. Corollas yellow; marginal florets numerous, 2-3 mm, limbs 3-dentate, glabrous; central florets few, corolla tubular, 3-3.5 mm, limbs 5-lobed, densely pubescent. Achenes columnar, pubescent, ca. 1 mm. Pappus white, ca. 4 mm. Fl. Nov.

● Evergreen forests, moist valleys; 900-1900 m. Yunnan.


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