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Nannoglottis carpesioides Maxim.


Description from Flora of China

Herbs, perennial; rhizome woody. Stems erect, 60-100 cm tall, sparsely arachnoid-tomentose, long-stipitate glandular, more densely so above. Leaves: basal and lower cauline dense, petiole to 10 cm, winged, blade oblong or obovate-oblanceolate, 10-33 × 6-16 cm, abaxially sparsely arachnoid, stipitate glandular, veins long villous to arachnoid, adaxially stipitate glandular, sparsely arachnoid or not, base attenuate, often decurrent on stem, margin coarsely dentate to serrate, apex acuminate; mid cauline ovate to ovate-lanceolate, abaxially stipitate glandular, sparsely arachnoid, base attenuate, margin coarsely dentate; upper cauline reduced gradually, finely dentate. Capitula 3-12 in loose racemiform or corymbiform synflorescences. Involucre hemispheric, 1.5-2.5 cm in diam.; phyllaries 2- or 3-seriate, subequal or outer slightly longer, lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, 9-12 mm, papery, ± densely stipitate glandular, sometimes base sparsely arachnoid, margin stipitate glandular, of inner narrowly scarious, apex acute to acuminate. Ray florets brownish, lamina oblong, 1.9-4 × 1.1-1.7 mm, slightly exceeding involucre, abaxially sparsely stipitate glandular; inner tubular 1- or 2-seriate; disk florets yellowish, tubular, lobes glandular at apex. Achenes oblong, 4.5-5 mm, strigose, 8-10-ribbed. Pappus of dirty white, coarse bristles, those of disk few, short. Fl. Jun-Jul.

● Forests on slopes, meadows, pastures; 2000-3400 m. Gansu, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Yunnan.


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