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Rhaponticum scariosum
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Scientific Name - Rhaponticum scariosum Lam.

Synonyms - rhapontica Centaurea L.

Popular names - fiordaliso rapontico, rapontico.

Distribution and Habitat - Alpine meadows, alpine endemism.

Description - ridged stems, 100 cm height. Leaves green glabrous upper side, gray on the lower tomentoase, basal leaves 20-60 x 12-15 cm, acute, the subcordata, petiole, leaf base caulinare attenuated or sublirata, Needle, Sesi. Flowers solitary, terminal, bisexual. Involucre 11 cm diameter, overall, bracts oblong-ovata. Corola red-purple. Achenes brown, Papus two times longer than the achenes, purple-brown. 2n = 26.

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