Calendula viscosa Andr. [family COMPOSITAE], Rep. t. 412.
Arctotis glutinosa Sims [family COMPOSITAE], Bot. Mag. t. 1343.
shrubby, much-branched, glandular, viscidulous; leaves crowded, cuneate or oblongo-obovate, or lanceolate, coarsely or sharply few-toothed, thick, obscurely midribbed, glabrous or nearly so, gland-dotted, subdecurrent; pedunc. short, glanduloso-pubescent; invol. scales linear-acuminate, minutely puberulous, pale-edged, barbato-ciliate near the apex; rays yellow; disc-fl. with glabrous teeth, the outer fertile; achenes of the ray (?); of the disc flattened, obcordate, with a wide, thick-rimmed marginal wing. Young plants suffruticose, with long, slender fl. branches; old ones rigidly shrubby, twiggy, much and closely branched, the old branches naked, and rough with the bases of old leaves, the younger short, leafy. Leaves variable in shape and size, always much narrowed at base, and generally sharply toothed, from 3/4 inch to 1 1/2 inch long, the young ones minutely glanduloso-puberulous. Stems and leaves exude viscid, strong-scented substance. Pedunc. 2–3 inches long; in young plants 4–5 inches. Rays yellow, uncial. I have not seen any ripe achenes of the ray.
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