Roldana hartwegii

(Bentham) H. Robinson & Brettell

Phytologia 27: 420. 1974.

Basionym: Senecio hartwegii Bentham Pl. Hartw., 18. 1839 (as hartwegi)
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 621.

Stems often marked with purplish spots or striae. Leaves: petioles mostly 3–7 cm; blades (ultimate venation raised and finely reticulate) mostly 10–20 × 10–20 cm (smaller distally), bases cordate to truncate, faces sometimes initially sparsely hirsute (only bases of hairs remaining at flowering). Phyllaries mostly 4–6 mm. Ray corolla laminae mostly 3–4 × 1.5–2 mm. Disc corollas 6–8 mm, tubes usually glandular-puberulent. Cypselae (1–)2.5 mm; pappi 4–6 mm. 2n = 60.

Phenology: Flowering late summer–fall.
Habitat: Pine-oak forests, waste places, roadsides
Elevation: 1200–1800 m


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