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12. Pertya tsoongiana Y. Ling, Contr. Bot. Surv. N.W. China. 1(2): 40. 1939.

巫山帚菊 wu shan zhou ju

Shrubs, 1-1.5 m tall. Leaves on long shoots alternate, deciduous in flowering seasons, petiole very short, marcescent, leaf blade not seen; leaves on branchlets tufted, 2-5, subsessile, leaf blade oblong, rarely narrowly elliptic, 6-12 × 2-5 mm, abaxially glabrous, adaxially glabrous or sparsely pubescent along midvein, base rounded, margin entire, slightly revolute, apex obtuse or rounded. Capitula very few, solitary, terminal on branchlets or very rarely axillary on long shoots, sessile, 2.5-3 cm, 8-10-flowered; involucre turbinate-campanulate, 2-2.5 × 1.5-1.8 cm; phyllaries 16-18-seriate, abaxially sparsely villous, margin scarious, lacerate, outer phyllaries ovate, ca. 0.5 mm, inner oblong-lanceolate, ca. 1.5 cm. Florets bisexual, corollas tubular, ca. 1.9 cm, deeply 5-lobed, lobes linear, 8-9 mm. Achenes fusiform-terete, 8-9 mm, densely white villous, ribbed; pappus white, ca. 1.2 cm. Fl. Apr-May.

● Mountain slopes; 300-700 m. Chongqing (Wushan).


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