Crepis zacintha

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Crepis zacintha is recognized by its annual habit, lyrate-pinnatifid leaves mostly in rosettes, cymiform-dichotomous branching, single heads in axils of branches, indurate and bent phyllaries, and dimorphic, angular cypselae. Because of its unique morphology, it sometimes has been assigned to a separate, monotypic genus (Zacintha Miller).

Facts about "Crepis zacintha"
angle architecture or shapeciliate +
angle orientationright +
apex positioninner +
apex shapeobtuse +, bent +, truncate +, obconic + and tapered +
apex size2.5 + and constricted +
blade shapelyrate + and lobed +
bractlet count5 +
bractlet external textureglabrous + and tomentulose +
bractlet shapelanceolate +
chromosome count6 +
corolla colorationyellow + and red +
corolla depthdeep +
corolla size7 +
cypsela colorationyellowish +
cypsela habitdimorphic +
face external texturehispid +, tomentulose + and glabrous +
face positionadaxial +
floret count30 +
flowering timejunjul +
habitatgrassy slopes +, fields +, gravelly waste areas + and roadsides +
habitat inclinesloped +
hair colorationpale +
hair height or lengthshort +
head arrangementsingly +
involucre shapecylindric +
leaf architecturepetiolate +
leaf positionbasal + and cauline +
lobe arrangementremote +
lobe shapetriangular +, ovate + and truncate +
lobe sizelarge +
margin colorationgreen +
margin fusionfused +
pappus colorationwhite +
pappus external texturesoft +
pappus size1.5 +
pappus widthfine +
phyllary arrangement or shapeangular +
phyllary count10 + and 1/2 +
phyllary other or positionproximal +
phyllary shapelanceolate + and swollen +
rib architecture or external texture or reliefsmooth +
rib count10 +
rib positionouter +
rib shapecompressed +, triangular + and obconic +
rib sizeconstricted +
stem architecturesimple + and branched +
stem external texturehispid + and glabrous +
stem orientationerect +
taproot depthshallow +
whole organism life styleannual +