Achillea acuminata (Ledeb.) Sch.Bip.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Achillea acuminata (Ledeb.) Sch.Bip. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000030417. Accessed on: 24 Nov 2020'

General Information

Herbs, perennial, 30-100 cm tall; stems solitary, erect, corymbosely branched, lower part glabrous, upper part densely pubescent. Basal and lower stem leaves withered by anthesis. Middle stem leaves sessile; leaf blade lanceolate or linear-lanceolate, 3-8(-11) × 0.4-0.9 cm, both surfaces pubescent at first, glabrescent or pubescent along veins abaxially, base slightly attenuate, margin double-serrulate, apex acuminate. Synflorescence a lax terminal flat-topped panicle. Capitula rather many. Involucres hemispheric, ca. 5 × 9 mm; phyllaries in 3 rows, scarious margin broad, yellowish or brownish, outer short, ovate-oblong, apex acute, inner ones oblong, apex rounded. Paleae similar to phyllaries, upper part and apex yellow villous. Ray florets 10-23; lamina white, 3-8 × 2.5-5.5 mm, apex 3-crenate. Disk florets white, tubular. Achenes oblanceolate, 2.5-3 × ca. 1.5 mm, with white lateral ribs. Corona absent. Fl. and fr. Jul-Aug.

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      'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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