Crepis chondrilloides

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Distribution

Europe: ItalynativeA,B,C,D,E; Yugoslavia (Bosnia-HerzegovinanativeF, CroatianativeB,G,H, MontenegronativeI, SlovenianativeJ,K)

Description

Herb, perennial, 20-55 cm high. Caudex 8.0 cm wide. Flowering stems erect, sulcate, terete or striate, tomentose, often hispid and glandular, weakly branched. Rosette leaves narrowly obovate, 6.0-16.0 cm long, 1.5-5.0 cm wide, pinnatisect, entire, acute, petiole-like attenuate, puberulous or glabrous. Cauline leaves narrowly obovate, pinnatipartite, entire, acute, attenuate or petiole-like attenuate, puberulous or glabrous, apically reduced to scales. Synflorescence paniculiform or racemiform. Peduncle 1.0-13.0 cm long, tomentose, often hispid, sometimes glandular. Heads with 50-75 flowers. Involucre at flowering campanulate, 11.0-14.0 mm long, at flowering 6.0-8.0 mm in diameter, tomentose; outer involucral bracts linear or narrowly ovate, acuminate, margin later scarious; inner involucral bracts narrow ovate, acute, glabrous, pubescent or hispid, sometimes glandular, margin minutely ciliate at apex. Receptacle alveolate and shortly ciliate. Corolla yellow; tube c. 5.0 mm long, pubescent. Anthertube c. 5.0 mm long; apical appendages acute, c. 0.8 mm long. Style branches 3.0 mm long, yellow. Achenes fusiform in outline, 5.0-7.0 mm long, 0.7-0.9 mm wide, brown, with 14-18 ribs, attenuate or attenuate into an ill-defined beak. Pappus white, 7.0-8.5 mm long, persistent, flexible.

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

Common names

Italian (Italy): Radicchiella del carsoC,1
1. recommended

Credits

Anderberg A. 2010: Synonymy (1 name corrected).

Bibliography

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