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1. Pertya scandens (Thunberg) Schultz Bipontinus, Bonplandia. 10: 109. 1862.

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Erigeron scandens Thunberg in Murray, Syst. Veg., ed. 14, 754. 1784; Leucomeris scandens (Thunberg) Schultz Bipontinus; Pertya scandens f. schultziana Franchet; P. scandens var. viridis Nakai.

Shrubs, 1-1.5 m tall. Leaves on long shoots alternate, petiole short, leaf blade ovate, 2.5-3.5 × 1.5-2.5 cm, papery, 3-veined, both surfaces glabrous, base rounded, margin serrate, apex acute or obtuse; leaves on branchlets tufted, 3 or 4, petiole 2-4 mm, 3-veined, leaf blade elliptic or narrowly elliptic, 4-6.5 × 1.5-2.5 cm or 1.5-3 × 0.7-1 cm, abaxially glabrous, adaxially sparsely hispidulous along midvein, base cuneate, margin serrulate, apex acuminate. Capitula solitary, terminal on branchlets, sessile, ca. 3 cm, many flowered; involucre cylindric, ca. 1.5 × 0.8 cm; phyllaries ca. 7-seriate, margin and apices sparsely pilose, outer phyllaries ovate, 1-1.2 mm, inner narrowly oblong, ca. 1.2 cm. Florets bisexual, corollas tubular, 1.6-1.9 cm, deeply 5-lobed, lobes linear-oblong, unequal. Achenes obconic, ca. 7 mm, densely white hairy, ribbed; pappus white, 0.8-1.1 cm. Fl. Jul-Aug.

Forest margins, open forests. Fujian, Jiangxi [Japan].


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