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Shrubs, subscandent. Leaves alternate. Heads heterogamous, small, corymbose. Ray florets female, fertile, 1-many-seriate; ligules white, minute. Disc florets few or many, bisexual, fertile, tubular; limb dilated, 3 - 4-fid. Involucre campanulate; bracts many-seriate, narrow; outer shorter. Receptacle flat, naked or nearly so. Anther bases obtuse , entire. Style arms of female flowers flattened, tips long, lanceolate. Achenes angled. Pappus hairs copious, slender, 1 - 2-seriate.

China, Myanmar, Malay Island; 1 in India.




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