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Dwarf perennial stemless herbs. Leaves all radical, entire, ovate-cordate. Scape solitary, erect, 1-flowered. Flowers unisexual, dioecious. Sepals 5, persistent. Petals 5, elliptic, clawed at base, yellow. Male flowers with 10 stamens. Female flowers with 10 - 15 carpels, inserted on a convex receptacle. Achenes 10 - 15, in globose heads, laterally compressed.

Himalayas, monotypic.




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