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Giant Crego Aster

Callistephus chinensis (L.) Nees

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Callistephus chinensis (Giant Crego Aster) is a species of annual herb in the family Asteraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to China. They have simple, broad leaves and achene. Flowers are visited by Disonycha latifrons. Individuals can grow to 0.3 m.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Giant crego aster. View this species on GBIF