Nouelia insignis Franch.
  • in Morot, Journ. de Bot. ii. (1888); et in Rev. Hortic. lxi. (1889) 229, fig.60.

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Large shrubs to small trees, 3-4 m. Leaves evenly alternate; petiole 2-4 cm; leaf blade oblong to elliptic, 8-26 × 3.5-12 cm, thinly leathery, abaxially tomentose, adaxially glabrous, base obtuse to rounded, margin minutely callosely serrulate, apex obtuse to acuminate. Capitula solitary, large, erect, terminal, radiate, ca. 5 cm in diam.; involucre 2-2.5 cm in diam.; phyllaries ca. 7-seriate, abaxially tomentulose, outer phyllaries shorter, ovate-triangular, 3-5 mm, median phyllaries oblong, ca. 1.5 cm, inner phyllaries lanceolate or linear, 2-2.5 cm. Marginal florets 1-seriate, corollas white, bilabiate, outer lip ca. 1.5 cm; central florets many, deeply 5-lobed, lobes ca. 8 mm; anther tails ca. 2 mm. Achenes 1.2-1.4 cm; pappus ca. 1.5 cm. Fl. Feb-Jun. 2n = 54*.

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