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74. Haplosphaera Handel-Mazzetti, Kaiserl. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Anz. 57: 143. 1920.

单球芹属 dan qiu qin shu

She Menglan (佘孟兰 Sheh Meng-lan); Mark F. Watson

Herbs, perennial. Stem terete, erect, fluted, glabrous, branched above, hollow. Basal and lower leaves long-petiolate, sheath membranous and clasping; blade broad-triangular or triangular-ovate, ternate-pinnate; ultimate segments irregularly dentate or serrate. Leaves reduced upwards. Flowers densely crowded into a compact, globose heads, inflorescence appearing simple, umbels terminal and lateral; bracts several, subulate to linear-lanceolate, entire. Calyx teeth minute, ovate-triangular. Petals dark brown or purplish brown, obovate apex narrowly inflexed, or spoon-shaped, apex acute. Stylopodium depressed; styles short. Fruit obovoid-oblong or long-ellipsoid, glabrous, slightly dorsally compressed; ribs conspicuous to narrow-winged; vittae (1–)3 in each furrow, 3–6 on commissure. Seed face plane. Carpophore not seen.

Two species: Bhutan, China, NE India; two species (one endemic) in China.

1 Basal leaves ternate-1–2-pinnate; petals obovate, apex narrowly inflexed.   1 Haplosphaera phaea
+ Basal leaves 3-pinnate; petals broad-ovate, spoon-shaped apex acute.   2 Haplosphaera himalayensis

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