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Werneria nubigena  Kunth;  Asteraceae o Compositae

Hierbas bajas que miden hasta 15 cm de diámetro. Las hojas están dispuestas en una roseta en la base, miden hasta 10 cm de largo, son alargadas y estrechas. Las inflorescencias son cabezuelas solitarias a ras del suelo, de unos 7 cm de diámetro. Las flores son de dos tipos: las externas (± 25) son irregulares y presentan una lengüeta de hasta 25 mm de largo, de color blanco, las internas (más de 100) son cortas, tubulares y con 5 dientes, de color amarillo. Los frutos tienen una corona de pelos blancas.

Distribución: S México, Guatemala, Colombia a Bolivia. En el PNC es común en el páramo de pajonal.

Low herbs, up to 15 cm in diameter. The leaves, arranged in a basal rosette, are up to 10 cm long, elongate and narrow. The inflorescences are solitary heads at ground level, up to 7 cm in diameter. The flowers are of two types: the external (± 25) are irregular and strap-shaped, up to 25 mm long, white, the internal (more than 100) are short, tubular and with 5 teeth, yellow. The fruits have a crown of white hairs.

Distribution: S Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia to Bolivia. In CNP it is common in the grass páramo.

 
 
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