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Pertya corymbosa

Description from Flora of China

Subshrubs, 1-3 m tall. Leaves alternate; petiole 3-4 mm; leaf blade ovate or broadly ovate, 6-8 × 4-6 cm, subleathery, 3-veined, both surfaces sparsely villous along veins, adaxially sparsely villous along midvein, base broadly cuneate or obtuse, margin sparsely denticulate on middle and upper part, apex acute to acuminate. Capitula many in corymb, terminal on branches, 10- or 11-flowered; peduncle 1-4 cm; involucre broadly campanulate, 1.2-1.5 × ca. 1.2 cm; phyllaries 8-seriate, abaxially densely pubescent, apices rounded or obtuse, outer phyllaries ovate, 2-3 mm, inner narrowly oblong, ca. 10 mm. Florets bisexual, corollas tubular, 1.2-1.4 cm, deeply 5-lobed, lobes linear. Achenes fusiform, ca. 8 mm, hispid, ribbed; pappus brownish, 1-1.2 cm. Fl. Jul-Oct.

● Dense forests. Guangxi, Hunan.


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