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74. Ligularia jaluensis Komarov, Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada. 18: 420. 1901.

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Ligularia deltoidea Nakai; L. jaluensis var. rumicifolia Komarov; L. leucocoma Nakai; L. pulchra Nakai; Senecillis jaluensis (Komarov) Kitamura.

Stem erect, to 200 cm tall, ca. 1 cm in diam. at base, proximally glabrous, distally shortly brown pilose and white arachnoid-puberulent. Basal leaves petiolate; petiole to 40 cm, shortly pilose, narrowly, entirely winged, base sheathed; leaf blade triangular or ovate-triangular, 8-37 × 7-35 cm, abaxially shortly pilose only along veins, adaxially glabrous, pinnately veined, midvein robust, lateral and reticulate veins abaxially prominent, base cordate or subtruncate, margin shallowly triangular-dentate and ciliate, apex acute. Middle to distal stem leaves smaller, shortly petiolate; petiole winged, base sheathed; leaf blade triangular or oblong. Synflorescence paniculate-racemose or racemose, to 50 cm, branched, lower branches to 22 cm; leaflike bracts linear, ca. 5 mm; peduncles 1-1.5 cm, shortly pilose. Capitula numerous; supplementary bracts subulate or absent. Involucre campanulate or cupular, 1-1.1 cm × 8-15 mm, glabrous; phyllaries 8-12, in 2 rows, oblong, 3-4 mm wide, apex acute; inner phyllaries membranous at margin. Ray florets 5-8, yellow; lamina elliptic, 1.3-1.8 cm, to 6.5 mm wide, apex acute; tube ca. 5 mm. Tubular florets numerous, 8-9 mm; tube 2-2.5 mm. Achenes yellowish, cylindric, 4-6 mm. Pappus white, as long as tubular corolla. Fl. Jul-Sep.

Meadows, forest margins; 400-1000 m. SE Heilongjiang, Jilin (Changbai Shan), Liaoning [Korea, Russia (Far East)].


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