Dipsacus inermis Wall.
  • Fl. Ind.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Dipsacus inermis Wall. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000651030. Accessed on: 21 Oct 2021'

General Information

Herbs, perennial, 0.5-2 m tall. Taproots clavate, up to 3.5 cm in diam. Stems branched, usually 6-ridged, ridges sparsely spiny. Basal leaves rosulate, often wilted at anthesis, long petiolate; leaf blade elliptic, 5-13 × ca. 3.5 cm, undivided, margin serrate, or 3- or 5-segmented; terminal segment much larger; cauline leaves subsessile or with petiole up to 7 cm; leaf blade broadly lanceolate, 10-22 × 3.5-7 cm, trifid or pinnatifid; lateral segments in 2 or 3 pairs; terminal segment larger, ovate, all segments yellowish hirsute on both surfaces, margins serrate. Capitula 1 or 3, 2-3.5 cm in diam. at anthesis and in fruit; peduncles up to 40 cm; involucral bracts linear, white hirsute; bracts lanceolate or obovate-lanceolate, 14-20 mm at anthesis, rostrum 5-9 mm, setose and hirsute; involucels ovoid-columnar, 5-8 mm. Corolla white or yellowish, funnelform, 11-15 mm; tube 3.5-4 mm; lobes unequal. Stamens exserted. Style strongly exserted. Achenes narrowly ellipsoid, ca. 4.5 × 1.5 mm, 4-angular, glabrous. Fl. Jul-Aug, fr. Aug-Oct.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

     Information From

    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
    '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.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).