Sp. Pl.2: 796. 1753
Gen. Pl. ed.5, 348. 1754
Common names: Gum or Spanish succory
Etymology: Name used by Dioscorides for plant that exudes milky juice or gum
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 252. Mentioned on page 216.
Perennials, 40–150 cm; taprooted. Stems 1–6, erect or ascending, much branched, basally setose, distally glabrous. Leaves basal and cauline; petiolate (basal and proximal cauline, petioles winged); blades (at least basal) oblanceolate, pinnatifid (often runcinate) or coarsely and irregularly toothed (apices acute; distal cauline reduced, entire). Heads (terminal and axillary) usually borne singly (sometimes clustered along stems and branches). Peduncles (nearly 0) not inflated, not bracteate. Calyculi of 3–4, minute bractlets. Involucres cylindric, 2.5–5 mm diam. Phyllaries 5–9 in ± 1 series, linear-lanceolate, equal. Receptacles pitted, glabrous, epaleate. Florets 7–15; corollas (soon withering) yellow. Cypselae tan to black, nearly cylindric, beaks slender or stout, ribs 5+ (with alternating grooves), faces glabrous; pappi persistent (on expanded discs at tips of beaks), of 40–50+, distinct, white, smooth bristles in 1 series. x = 5.
Distribution values could not be resolved to valid regions
Species ca. 25 (1 in the flora).
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Facts about "Chondrilla"
|Author||L. D. Gottlieb +|
|Common name||Gum or Spanish succory +|
|Etymology||Name used by Dioscorides for plant that exudes milky juice or gum +|
|Illustration copyright||Flora of North America Association +|
|Illustrator||Bee F. Gunn +|
|Publication title||Sp. Pl. + and Gen. Pl. ed. +|
|Publication year||1753 + and 1754 +|
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|Synonyms||Undefined tribe Lactuceae +|
|Taxon family||Asteraceae +|
|Taxon name||Chondrilla +|
|Taxon parent||Asteraceae tribe Cichorieae +|
|Taxon rank||genus +|
|Volume||Volume 19 +|