All Floras      Advanced Search
FOC Vol. 20-21 Page 16, 22 Login | eFloras Home | Help
FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 20-21 | Asteraceae | Ainsliaea

20. Ainsliaea macrocephala (Mattfeld) Y. C. Tseng, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 31: 364. 1993.

大头兔儿风 da tou tu er feng

Ainsliaea pteropoda Candolle var. macrocephala Mattfeld, Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11: 107. 1931.

Herbs, perennial, 30-60 cm tall. Leaves in basal rosette; petiole 4-9 cm, winged, sparsely pilose; leaf blade ovate or ovate-lanceolate, 3.5-9 × 2.5-4.5 cm, subleathery, palmate-pinnate veined, abaxially densely pilose, adaxially sparsely pilose, base constricted and decurrent into broadly winged petiole, margin callose-denticulate, apex acute to obtuse, rarely mucronate. Capitula sessile, (2 or)3-5(or 6) clustered, arranged in spikes, 3-flowered; involucre cylindric, 4-5 mm in diam.; phyllaries ca. 5-seriate, papery, abaxially white villous, outer phyllaries ovate, 3.5-5 mm, inner oblong, ca. 1.5 cm. Florets bisexual, chasmogamous, corollas purplish red, tubular, ca. 1.3 cm, deeply 5-lobed, lobes linear, unequal, anther appendages obtuse. Achenes terete, 4-5 mm, densely villous; pappus brownish or dark brownish, 8-9 mm. Fl. Aug-Sep.

● Forests, forest margins, scrub or grassy areas of mountain slopes; 2300-3600 m. Sichuan, Yunnan.


Related Objects  
  • Illustration
  • Illustration

    Flora of China @
    Browse by
    Advanced Search

    Flora of China Home




     |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |