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Dipsacus Linn., Sp.Pl. 97. 1753. Gen.Pl.ed.5.43.1754; M. Bieb, Fl. Taur.-Cauc. 98.1808; Boiss., Fl.0r.3:115.1875; C.B. Clarke in Hook.f.,Fl.Brit.Ind. 3:217.1881; Bobrov in Komarov, Fl.URSS.24:19.1957.

Dipsacus sativus

Credit: M.Y. Saleem

Herbs, glabrous or not glabrous. Leaves opposite, connate, entire or divided. Capitula ovoid to cylindrical on long peduncles. Involucral bracts equal to or longer than the receptacular ones. Calyx cupular or lobed. Corolla 4-fid. Stamens 4,2 of which are fertile. Stigma lateral. Involucel 4-angled, the limb with a toothed margin.

A genus of 15 species in W. Europe, S. and E. Asia, the Mediterranean region and N. Africa. Represented here by 2 species.

1 Involucral bracts linear. Capitate heads ovoid to cylindrical   Dipsacus sativus
+ Involucral bracts lanceolate. Capitate heads subglobose   Dipsacus inermis

Lower Taxa

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