Nov. Pl. Descr. Dec., 39, plate 4. 1797.

Etymology: For D. B. Pascal, French/Italian physician/botanist, once director of royal garden at Parma
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 131. Mentioned on page 65, 67.
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Perennials, 30–100 cm (rhizomatous). Stems erect, branched ± throughout. Leaves cauline; opposite; petiolate or sessile; blades (3-nerved) lanceolate to lance-linear (widest at or proximal to middles, not notably fleshy), bases cuneate, margins entire or toothed, faces sparsely scabrous. Heads radiate, borne singly. Involucres campanulate to hemispheric, 10–15 mm diam. Phyllaries persistent, 20–28 in 2–3 series (linear to lance-linear, herbaceous, subequal or outer longer than inner, spreading in fruit). Receptacles hemispheric, paleate (paleae lanceolate to ovate, conduplicate, becoming papery). Ray florets 13–21, pistillate, fertile; corollas yellow. Disc florets 45–90+, bisexual, fertile; corollas yellow, tubes shorter than campanulate throats, lobes 5, ± deltate. Cypselae 3-angled or ± compressed and weakly 4-angled (epidermes usually thick, corky, bases without elaiosomes, apices not rostrate); pappi 0, or persistent, coroniform (of connate scales plus 0–2 awns). x = 33.


Introduced; South America.


Species 2 (1 in the flora).

Selected References


Lower Taxa

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John L. Strother +
Ortega +
South America. +
For D. B. Pascal, French/Italian physician/botanist, once director of royal garden at Parma +
Nov. Pl. Descr. Dec., +
Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Enceliinae +, Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Engelmanniinae +, Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Spilanthinae +, Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Verbesininae +  and Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Zinniinae +
Pascalia +
Asteraceae (tribe Heliantheae) subtribe Ecliptinae +