Botanical Survey of India | Flora of India

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Herbs, pernnial, erect, branched, sparselyappressed glandular, pubescent. Leaves alternate. Heads heterogamous, solitary or in lax panicles. Involucral bracts 2 - 3-seriate, imbricate. Ray florets female, ligulate. Disc florets hermaphrodite, tubular, 5-lobed. Anther bases obtuse, entire. Style arms flattened. Achenes compressed, margins thickened or winged. Pappus short, subpaleaceous.

Asia and N. America; ca 12 species, 1 in India.




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