Inula 


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Inula . Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000019106. Accessed on: 27 Oct 2020'

General Information

"Heads radiate, yellow, the rays pistillate; invol hemispheric or campanulate, its bracts imbricate in several series, the inner commonly narrow and scarious, the outer more herbaceous and often broader; receptacle flat or convex, naked; disk-fls tubular and perfect; anthers sagittate-tailed; style-branches flattened, externally slightly papillate distally, with well developed ventromarginal stigmatic lines extending all the way around the rounded tip; achenes subterete or ± prominently 4–5 ribbed or angled; pappus a single series of few to numerous capillary bristles, sometimes connate at base; ± hairy or glandular herbs with alternate or basal, simple lvs. 200, Old World."

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    Morphology

    Achenes cylindric, ribbed; pappus of barbellate bristles, in our species 1-seriate.

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    Ray florets present, female, 2–3-dentate at apex, or absent, and then 4-lobed female discflorets present (at least in East African material); disc florets hermaphrodite, 5-lobed, anthers sagittate with long tails, style branches linear and obtuse

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    Capitula homo- or heterogamous, disciform or radiate, solitary or few together in corymbose cymes; phyllaries chartaceous, in several rows; receptacle epaleate, sometimes glandular between the areolae

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    Leaves alternate, simple, generally sessile, often in a basal rosette

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    Annual or perennial herbs, occasionally shrubby

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