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Dwarf perennial stemless herbs with 1-flowered scrapes. Leaves all basal, entire or remotely crenate, dentate or lobed. Scape 1-flowered, leafless; flowers actinomorphic, yellow. Sepals 5, enlarging and persistent in fruit. Petals 10 -15, each with a nectariferous pit at base of the claw. Stamens many. Achenes many, in a globose head, laterally compressed.

Temperate Asia; 5 species, one in India.




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