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Bulletin of Botanical Research ›› 2010, Vol. 30 ›› Issue (6): 649-650.doi: 10.7525/j.issn.1673-5102.2010.06.004

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A New Variety of the Genus Chrysanthemum L. from China

ZHOU Jie;CHEN Jun-Yu   

  1. 1.Beijing Forestry University Landscape and Architecture College,Beijing 100083;2.Beijing Forestry University Forest Science Co.Ltd.,Beijing 100083
  • Received:1900-01-01 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2010-11-20 Published:2010-11-20
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Abstract: Chrysanthemum vestitum(Hemsl.)Stapf. var. latifolium J. Zhou et J. Y. Chen, a new variety of the genus Chrysanthemum L. from China is reported. The difference between the new variety and the original species is that the variety is with fewer branches,having orbicular and ovoid leaves,4 to 7 centimeters long,3 to 5 centimeters wide.Diameters of its flower heads are larger,being about 4.5 to 5.0 centimeters.The new variety mainly distributes in the western slopes of Dabie Mountains in Anhui province.The species grows more vertically and with more branches,having lanceolate or spatulate leaves narrower than those of the original species.The leaves are about 4 to 6 centimeters long and 2 to 3 centimeters wide.Diameter of capitulum is about 3.5 to 4.5 centimeters,being smaller than that of the original species.The species mainly distributes in Hubei province and Funiu Mountains in Henan province.

Key words: Chrysanthemum, new variety, Chrysanthemum vestitum(Hemsl.)Stapf. var. latifolium J. Zhou et J. Y. Chen, China

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