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Galatella regelii Tzvel.


Description from Flora of China

Linosyris punctata Regel & Schmalhausen, Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 5: 613. 1877, not Candolle (1836); Galatella chromopappa Novopokrovsky f. discoidea Novopokrovsky.

Herbs, perennial, 25-45 cm tall, shortly papilliform hairy, scabridulous. Stems numerous, ascending, sparsely sessile glandular. Leaves dense, lower withered and fallen after anthesis, sometimes 3-veined, mid sessile, dingy green, blade linear or linear-lanceolate, 3-4 × ca. 0.2 cm, both surfaces or adaxial surface gland-dotted, 1-veined, base cuneate, apex shortly acuminate, mucronate; upper reduced, linear. Capitula solitary or 2 or 3 in loose corymbiform synflorescences, 8-11 × 12-14 mm, with florets. Involucre broadly obconic, 4-5 × 5-8 mm; phyllaries 3-seriate, greenish, abaxially glabrous or glabrate, 1-veined, or partly 3-veined, margin scarious, erose-laciniate, outer short, lanceolate, apex acute, innermost oblong, apex obtuse or rounded-acuminate, sometimes purplish. Ray florets absent; disk florets 20-30, pale yellow, 5-6.7 mm, limb funnelform, lobes oblong-lanceolate, long. Achenes oblong, 3-3.5 mm, densely white hairy. Pappus whitish, 5-6 mm. Fl. Jul-Sep.

Forest margins, grasslands on slopes; 1200-1800 m. W Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Russia].


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