Leaves 17 to 20 in number, coriaceous, densely rosulate
, suberect, forming a funnelform rosette; sheaths ovate, 12-17 x 9.
Leaves radical as well as cauline; radical ones rosulate
, linear to oblong-oblanceolate, 5-10 X 0.
Plant saxicolous, rosulate
herb, forming large colonies, flowering 0.
Leaves alternate to rarely opposite, rosulate
, clustered at the branch apices to clustered in the axils of the old leaves; petiolate, sessile to sheathing at the base; blades entire, lyrate, pinnatisect to pinnately compound, unarmed to spiny, pinnately, palmately to three-veined, rarely parallel-veined, glabrous to pubescent.
Leaves 15 to 18 in number, subspreading-arcuate to distinctly recurved, densely rosulate
and forming a distinct rosette before the anthesis and afterwards; sheaths inconspicuous; blades narrowly triangular, long attenuate-caudate, 30-58 cm long, 3-4.
Leaves usually rosulate
or clustered at the median part of the stem; sessile to distinctly petiolate with petioles winged to wingless; blades linear, elliptic, obovate, deltoid to subrounded, palmately, pinnately, three- to five-veined, margin entire to partite, glabrous to pubescent on both surfaces or only beneath.
Leaves 30 to 35 in number, rosulate
, densely arranged and forming a distinct rosette before anthesis and afterwards; sheaths inconspicuous; blades narrowly sublinear-triangular, 9-12 cm long, 0.
From the Greek onos, donkey, and seris, seridos, chicory, lettuce, probably because the rosulate
leaves, lanceolate and tomentose beneath, which resemble the ears of a donkey.
Leaves erect to spreading, rosulate
, 8 to 20 in number, 75-120 cm long; leaf sheaths narrowly elliptic, 4-12 x 2-4 cm, castaneous with a thin pale margin, nerved, proximally very densely covered with asymmetrical and shaggy dark ferruginous trichomes; leaf blades linear, attenuate, 3-7mm wide, involute, inconspicuously and obtusely plicate, densely ferruginous lepidote toward the sheath especially abaxially becoming scattered dark punctate-lepidote toward the apex.
Leaves alternate to rosulate
, stipulate to exstipulate; petiolate, rarely sessile; blades elliptic to suborbicular-cordate, palmately veined, rarely pinnately veined, margin entire to lobate, glabrous to pubescent.
Leaves 18 to 23 in number, densely rosulate
, suberect, forming a funnelform rosette; sheaths ovateelliptic, ca.
12, green, suberect, laxly rosulate
, thinly subchartaceous, forming a narrow funnelform rosette; sheaths narrowly elliptic, 8-10.