Crepis leontodontoides

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Crepis leontodontoides

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Common names

Albanian (Albania): Shmangë si dhëmbëluanA,1; French (Corse): Crépide faux liondentB,1; French (France): Crépide faux LiondentC,1, Crépis faux LiondentC,1; Italian (Italy): Radicchiella italicaD,1
1. recommended

Description

Herb, perennial, 10-40 cm high. Caudex woody, 0.2-1.0 cm wide. Flowering stems 1-8, nearly erect or ascending, glabrous or tomentose or pubescent near base, slender, branched. Rosette leaves narrowly obovate, (3.0)-5.0-15.0-(25.0) cm long, 0.5-5.5 cm wide, entire, lyrate or runcinate, entire or dentate, acute or obtuse, petiole-like attenuate with a winged petiole, tomentose or glabrous, often pubescent along veins, sometimes woolly at the base; terminal lobe triangularm, irregularly angled or rounded; lateral lobes triangular to linear. Cauline leaves narrowly obovate, entire, lyrate or runcinate, entire or dentate, acute or obtuse, petiole-like attenuate with a winged petiole, sometimes reduced to scales. Peduncle 1.0-15.0 cm long, sulcate near fruiting heads in section, glabrous or tomentose, rarely pubescent and glandular. Heads with 20-40 flowers. Involucre at flowering cylindric-campanulate, 7.0-8.0 mm long, tomentose or glabrous, rarely pubescent and glandular; outer involucral bracts ovate to linear-ovate, acute or acuminate; inner involucral bracts narrowly ovate, acute. Receptacle areolate, naked. Corolla ligulate, c. 9.0 mm long, yellow; tube 2.5 mm long, pubescent; ligule 1.5 mm wide, sometimes reddish purple on outer face. Anthertube 2.5 mm long; apical appendages acuminate, 0.5 mm long. Style branches 1.3 mm long, yellow or green. Achenes 3.5-5.0 mm long, 0.4-0.6 mm wide, muricate and sometimes striate, terete or subterete, apically yellowish or brown, with 10 ribs, attenuate into an ill-defined beak or attenuate; beak 1.0-1.5 mm long. Pappus white, 3.0-4.0 mm long, caducous, flexible.

Based on: Babcock, E. B. 1947: The genus Crepis 2. – Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 22.

Distribution

Africa: Egyptnative: reported in errorE,F Europe: AlbanianativeG,H,I,J; CorsenativeH,K,L,M,N,O; FrancenativeH,L,P,Q; ItalynativeD,H,R,S,T; SardegnanativeD,H,R,S,T; SicilynativeH (SicilynativeD,R,S,T,U); Yugoslavia (Bosnia-Herzegovinanative: reported in errorV,W)

Bibliography

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