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Plagiobasis Schrenk


Description from Flora of China

Herbs, perennial. Stem branched. Capitula heterogamous, rarely homogamous. Phyllaries imbricate, broadly rounded. Outer florets female or sterile; inner florets bisexual; rarely all florets bisexual. Corolla pink to purple. Stigmatic branches long, divergent. Achene ellipsoid-cylindric, without a rim; attachment scar without a thickened margin. Pappus elements in many rows, bristlelike, not connate into a ring.

One species: China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan.

(Authors: Shi Zhu (石铸 Shih Chu); Ludwig Martins)

Lower Taxon


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