SAUSSUREA

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Saussurea is a notoriously difficult, largely Asiatic genus with species boundaries often indistinct.

Facts about "SAUSSUREA"
apex architectureappendaged +
apex architecture or exudationglandular +
apex external textureglabrous +
apex shapeobtuse +, acute +, spine-tipped + and entire +
appendage arrangement or shapelinear +
appendage shapeacute +
array architecturecorymbiform +
base shapeshort-tailed +
bristle architecture or shapeplumose +
bristle behaviourfalling +
bristle fusionconnate +
bristle height or lengthshort +
bristle lengthlonger +
chromosome count13 +, 14 +, 16 +, 17 +, 18 + and 19 +
corolla colorationwhite +, blue + and purple +
cypsela shapeoblong +, angled +, cylindric + and 4-5-angled +
face architectureglandular + and eglandular +
face external textureglabrous + and tomentose +
head architecture or shapediscoid +
head arrangementsingly + and in corymbiform arrays +
involucre shapeovoid +, campanulate + and turbinate +
leaf architecturesessile + and petiolate +
leaf positionbasal + and cauline +
lobe arrangement or shapelinear +
margin shapeentire +, dentate +, lobed + and toothed +
node external texturehairy +
pappus behaviourfalling +
pappus durationpersistent +
pappus positionouter + and inner +
phyllary countmany +
phyllary orientationappressed +
phyllary shapeovate + and lanceolate +
phyllary sizesubequal + and unequal +
portion fusiondistinct +
portion reliefshort-papillate +
portion shapeoblong + and linear +
receptacle architectureepaleate + and naked +
receptacle architecture or external texture or reliefsmooth +
receptacle external texturebristly +
receptacle shapeflat + and convex +
rib external texturesmooth + and roughened +
scar positionbasal +
series count2 +
stem architecturesimple + and branched +
stem orientationerect + and ascending +
tube sizeslender +
whole organism architecture or shapespiny +
whole organism external textureherbage + and glabrescent +
whole organism life styleperennial +