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Max chrysanthemum (Leucanthemum maximum)

Max chrysanthemum (Leucanthemum maximum) is a species of plant in the Asteraceae, perennial herb, erect, growing rhizome up to 70 cm long with numerous leaves around the base of the stem on winged petioles, growing to form dense clumps.

L. maximum has small, lance-shaped leaves arranged alternately along the stem, legs, dark green, serrated margins.

Dlium Max chrysanthemum (Leucanthemum maximum)


Inflorescences are generally large, disc-shaped, solitary flower heads up to 8 cm in diameter. The center is bright yellow. The fringes have 20-30 units and are white in color. The fruit is an achene, small ribbed without pappus.



Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Subphylum: Angiospermae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Anthemideae
Subtribe: Leucantheminae
Genus: Leucanthemum
Species: Leucanthemum maximum

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