LEONTODON

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Leontodon is recognized by the basal rosettes of pinnatifid leaves, scapiform stems, loosely imbricate phyllaries, yellow corollas, and plumose pappus bristles. Some species are somewhat doubtfully distinguished by an overlapping mixture of vestiture and pappus characters.

Facts about "LEONTODON"
array architecturecorymbiform +
array architecture or fragilityloose +
blade shapeoblanceolate +
bractlet shapesubulate + and lanceolate +
bristle colorationwhite +, tan + and brown +
bristle fusiondistinct +
calyculus external textureglabrous +, tomentulose + and hirsute +
caudex height or lengthshort +
chromosome count4 +, 6 + and 7 +
corolla colorationyellow + and orange +
corolla positionouter +
cypsela colorationlight + and brown +
cypsela course or orientationcurved +
cypsela shapefusiform +, cylindric +, narrowed + and beaked +
face external textureglabrous + and hispid +
face reliefmuricate +
hair architecturesimple +
hair shape2-3-fid +
head arrangementsingly +
involucre shapecampanulate +
leaf architecturepetiolate +
leaf positionbasal +
margin shapeentire +, dentate + and lobed +
peduncle architecturenaked + and bracteate +
peduncle shapeinflated +
petiole architecturewinged +
phyllary external textureglabrous +, tomentulose + and hirsute +
phyllary shapelanceolate +
phyllary sizesubequal +
receptacle architectureepaleate +
receptacle external texturevillous +
receptacle reliefpitted +
receptacle shapeconvex +
scale architecturebristlelike +
series architecture or shapeplumose +
series positionouter +
series sizeunequal + and reduced +
stem architecturesimple + and branched +
stem external textureglabrous +, tomentulose + and hirsute +
stem shapescapiform +
stripe colorationreddish + and greenish +
whole organism architecturefibrous-rooted + and tuberous +
whole organism life styleannual + and perennial +