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Fam.: Asteraceae / Composite Fam.      

Synon.:  Senecio spathulifolius  (C.C.GMEL.) GRIESS.  subsp. pyrenaicus  (NYMAN) ROUY,  Senecio helenitis  (L.) SCHINZ & THELL.  var. discoideus  (DC.) ARGÜELLES, CARLON, G.GOMEZ, J.M.GONZALEZ, M.LAINZ, MORENO MOR. & O.SANCHEZ

Genus:  Tephroseris  RCHB.,  Senecio  L.
 

Authors:
   L.:  Carl von Linné (Linnaeus, 1707 - 1777), Swedish naturalist who introduced the binary naming system for plants and animals
   B.NORD.:  Rune Bertil Nordenstam (1936 - ), Swedish botanist
   DC.:  Augustin-Pyrame de Candolle (1778 - 1841), Swiss botanist
   KERGUELEN:  Michel François-Jacques Kerguélen (1928 - 1999), French botanist from Brittany
   C.C.GMEL.:  Carl Christian Gmelin (1762 - 1837), botanist at Karlsruhe (Germany)
   GRIESS.:  Philip Wilhelm Ludwig Griesselich (1804 - 1848), German botanist
   NYMAN:  Carl Frederik Nyman (1820 - 1893), Swedish botanist
   ROUY:  Georges C. Chr. Rouy (1851 - 1924), French botanist
   SCHINZ:  Hans Schinz (1858 - 1941), Swiss explorer and botanist
   THELL.:  Albert Thellung (1881 - 1928), Swiss botanist
   ARGÜELLES:  José Mario Argüelles Saez (1925 - 2009), botanist in Asturia (Spain)
   CARLON:  Luis Carlón Ruiz (1977 - ), Spanish botanist
   G.GOMEZ:  Gonzalo Gómez Casares (1959 - ), Spanish botanist
   J.M.GONZALEZ:  José Manuel González del Valle (fl. 2005), botanist in Cantabria (Spain)
   M.LAINZ:  Padre S. J. Manuel Laínz Gallo (1923 - ), Spanish jesuit and naturalist
   MORENO MOR.:  Gonzalo Moreno Moral (1955 - ), Spanish botanist
   O.SANCHEZ:  Óscar Sánchez Pedraja (1959 - ), Spanish botanist
   RCHB.:  Heinrich Gottlieb Ludwig Reichenbach (1793 - 1879), German botanist
 

Etymology:
   Tephroseris:   ash, lettuce
   helenitis:   derived from a Greek plant name
   discoidea:   disk-shaped
   Senecio:   senex = old man (Greek)
   spathulifolius:   spatulate leaves
   pyrenaicus:   from the Pyrenees
 

Var. helenitis has yellow ray florets at the edge of the compound blossoms, at var. discoidea these are missing.

 

Tephroseris helenitis var. discoidea / Swiss Ragwort, F Pyrenees, Eyne 24.6.2008
Fig. 1:  Tephroseris helenitis var. discoidea / Swiss Ragwort
F Pyrenees, Eyne 24.6.2008
Tephroseris helenitis var. discoidea / Swiss Ragwort, F Pyrenees, Eyne 24.6.2008
Fig. 2:  Tephroseris helenitis var. discoidea / Swiss Ragwort
F Pyrenees, Eyne 24.6.2008
Tephroseris helenitis var. discoidea / Swiss Ragwort, F Pyrenees, Eyne 24.6.2008
Fig. 3:  Tephroseris helenitis var. discoidea / Swiss Ragwort
F Pyrenees, Eyne 24.6.2008
Tephroseris helenitis var. discoidea / Swiss Ragwort, F Pyrenees, Eyne 24.6.2008
Fig. 4:  Tephroseris helenitis var. discoidea / Swiss Ragwort
F Pyrenees, Eyne 24.6.2008
Tephroseris helenitis var. discoidea / Swiss Ragwort, F Pyrenees, Eyne 24.6.2008
Fig. 5:  Tephroseris helenitis var. discoidea / Swiss Ragwort
F Pyrenees, Eyne 24.6.2008

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