Monolopia major

de Candolle

in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. L. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 6: 74. 1838.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 351. Mentioned on page 350.

Leaves oblanceolate to lance-linear. Peduncles 10–130 mm. Involucres 8–13 mm. Phyllaries ± 8, connate ± 3/4 their lengths (forming cups with distinct, triangular lobes), oblanceolate, apices acute. Ray florets ± 8; corollas usually yellow, sometimes cream, laminae 8–20 mm, ± equally 3-lobed. Disc florets 60–100. Cypselae obcompressed, 2.5–4 mm, 3-angled (ray), 4-angled (disc), glabrous or apically hairy. 2n = 24.

Phenology: Flowering Feb–Jul.
Habitat: Clayey areas in grasslands
Elevation: 10–1100 m


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Lower Taxa