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Cremanthodium pseudo-oblongatum R. Good in J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 48: 299. 1929.


Herbs, up to 45 cm high; rootstock thick; stems striate, glabrous, covered with fibrous remains of the petioles at the base. Radical leaves oblong-elliptic, truncate, subacute, entire to subdentate, 6 x 3.5 cm, glabrous; petiole ca 3 cm long, slightly winged and sheathing at the base. Cauline leaves yellow, 4 - 5, elliptical to linear, sessile. Capitula radiate, hemispherical, mostly solitary, 6 cm in diam. Involucral bracts linear-lanceolate, ca 10 long. Ray florets yellow, ca 22 mm long; ray narrowly lanceolate, ca 20 mm, 3-dentate at the apex, ca 8-veined; tube ca 2 mm long. Disc florets numerous, tubular, upper 3/4 part sub cylindric. Pappus of white hairs, ca 7 mm long.

Distrib. India: E. Himalayas, between 900-2600 m. Sikkim.

S. Tibet.




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