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Caespitose perennial herbs; rootstock stout, covered by leaf-bases. Leaves usually 2 - 4-pinnatisect. Cauline leaves usually sessile and united at base. Scapes erect; flowers solitary; involucral leaves sessile, connate at base, pinnatifid. Sepals usually 5 - 6, silky beneath; nectar-secreting staminodes present. Petals absent. Achenes with long feathery tails.

Temperate Eurasia; ca 30 species, one in India.




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