Taraxacum holmenianum

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Taraxacum holmenianum is a strictly Arctic species. It is distinguished by its deep yellow ligules.

Facts about "Taraxacum holmenianum"
apex external texturecallous +
apex shapeacute +, acuminate +, long-acuminate +, short-caudate + and small-horned +
base shapeattenuate +
beak sizeslender +
blade shapeoblanceolate +, oblong-oblanceolate + and runcinate +
body shapeobovoid + and oblanceoloid +
bractlet colorationpurplish +
bractlet orientationappressed + and spreading +
bractlet shapeovate + and lance-ovate +
calyculus colorationpurplish +
calyculus external texturescarious +
chromosome count16 +
cone shapeconic +
corolla colorationyellow +
corolla positionouter +
cypsela colorationyellowish + and straw-colored +
face external textureglabrous +
face relieftuberculate + and muricate +
flowering timesummer +
habitattundra hummocks and polygons +, open slopes + and on clay or gravel +
habitat inclinesloped +
involucre colorationgreen + and purplish +
leaf colorationgreen +
leaf orientationhorizontal +, patent + and erect +
lobe coursestraight +
lobe orientationantrorse +
lobe shapedeltate +, triangular +, acute + and acuminate +
margin external texturescarious +
margin shapelobed +
pappus colorationwhite + and yellowish +
petiole architecturewinged +
phyllary count14 +
phyllary shapelanceolate + and lance-ovate +
rib prominenceprominent +
rib shapesharp +
series count2 +
stem colorationpurple +
stem external textureglabrous + and glabrate +
stem orientationascending +
stripe colorationcentral + and pinkish +
stripe fusiondistinct +
taproot architecturebranched +
tip colorationpurplish + and dark +
tip external texturescarious +
tip relieferose +
tip shapecampanulate +
whole organism life styleplant +