Ainsliaea caesia Hand.-Mazz.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Ainsliaea caesia Hand.-Mazz. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 08 Aug 2020'

General Information

Herbs, perennial, 30-75 cm tall. Leaves in basal rosette; petiole 1-6 cm, wingless; leaf blade lanceolate, 4.5-7 × 1.4-3 cm, papery, palmate-pinnate veined, abaxially caerulescent or caerulescent-purple, sparsely villous, especially on veins, adaxially green, glabrate when old, base cuneate or slightly acuminate, margin callose-denticulate, apex acute. Capitula subsessile, arranged in spikes, 3-flowered; involucre obconical, 4-5 mm in diam.; phyllaries 5- or 6-seriate, papery, abaxially glabrous, outer phyllaries ovate, ca. 0.5 mm, median ovate-oblong, 1.5-3 mm, inner linear-lanceolate, 1-1.3 cm. Florets bisexual, cleistogamous, corollas closed, tubular, minutely 5-lobed, 0.4-1 cm, anther appendages truncate. Achenes fusiform, ca. 5 mm, glabrous; pappus dark yellow, ca. 8 mm. Fl. Oct-Nov.

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