Crepis rhaetica

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Crepis rhaetica

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Common names

French (France): Crépide des Alpes RhétiquesA,1, Crépide rhétiqueA,1, Crépis des Alpes RhétiquesA,1, Crépis rhétiqueA,1; French (Switzerland): Crépide rhétiqueB,1; German (Switzerland): Rätischer PippauB,1; Italian (Italy): Radicchiella reticaC,1; Italian (Switzerland): Radicchiella reticaB,1
1. recommended

Description

Herb, perennial, 2-9 cm high. Caudex simple. Flowering stems scapelike, erect, densely pubescent. Rosette leaves few, narrowly obovate, 2.0-5.0 cm long, 0.5-1.0 cm wide, entire or slightly dentate, obtuse or sometimes mucronate, petiole-like attenuate with a winged petiole, puberulous or glabrous. Cauline leaves few, linear-ovate, acute, attenuate, more or less pubescent. Synflorescence with 1 head. Heads with 35-40 flowers. Involucre at flowering campanulate, 11.0-13.0 mm long, dark green, densely hirsute; outer involucral bracts narrowly ovate, acuminate or acute; inner involucral bracts narrowly ovate, acute, sparsely strigose. Receptacle shortly ciliate and areolate. Corolla ligulate, c. 13.0 mm long, yellow; tube c. 5.0 mm long, pubescent; ligule 2.0 mm wide. Anthertube 3.5 mm long; apical appendages 0.7 mm long. Style branches 1.5 mm long, yellow. Achenes cylindrical in outline, 6.0-8.0 mm long, c. 0.7 mm wide, smooth or finely muricate, brown, with 18-20 ribs, attenuate. Pappus greyish or yellowish white, 6.0-7.0 mm long, persistent, flexible.

Based on: Babcock, E. B. 1947: The genus Crepis 2. – Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 22; Sell, P. D. 1976: 174. Chondrilla L., 175. Calycocorsus F. W. Schmidt, 176. Heteracia Fischer & C. A. Meyer, 177. LapsanaL., 178. Crepis L., 179. Hispidella Barnades ex Lam. & 180. Andryala L. – Pp. 343-358 in: Tutin, G. & al. (ed.), Flora Europaea 4. – Cambridge.

Distribution

Europe: Austrianative (AustrianativeD); FrancenativeE,F,G,H; ItalynativeC,H,I,J,K; Switzerlandnative (SwitzerlandnativeH,L,M)

Bibliography

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