55. Cremanthodium pilosum S. W. Liu, Acta Biol. Plateau Sin. 7: 29. 1988.
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Stem solitary, erect, 30-35 cm tall, 2-2.5 mm in diam. at base, shortly black pilose. Basal leaves petiolate; petiole 2-3.5 cm, densely shortly black pilose, base sheathed; leaf blade oblong, broadly elliptic, or obovate, 2.5-6 × 2-4 cm, both surfaces densely yellow pilose, pinnately veined, base cuneate, margin denticulate or subentire, apex obtuse-rounded. Stem leaves sessile, narrowly oblong to linear, 1.5-3 × 0.4-1.2 cm, densely yellow pilose. Capitulum solitary, nodding. Involucre hemispheric, ca. 1 × 1.5-2 cm, outside brown pilose; phyllaries ca. 12, in 2 rows, oblong, ca. 2 mm wide, apex rounded. Ray florets yellow; lamina lanceolate, 1.5-2.5 cm × 4-7 mm, with 5-7 brown veins, apex acuminate; tube ca. 2 mm. Tubular florets numerous, 6-7 mm; tube 1-1.5 mm. Achenes yellowish brown, oblanceolate, ca. 4 mm. Pappus white, shorter than tubular corolla. Fl. and fr. Aug.
● Grasslands, forest understories; 3500-4000 m. SW Sichuan.