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Herbs, annual, branched, glabrous. Leaves alternate, toothed. Heads yellow, heterogamous, disciform, minute, globose. Involucre hemispheric; bracts broad, obtuse, herbaceous, sub-2-seriate; receptacle flat or convex, naked. Outer florets female, many- seriate. Disc florets neutral, few, regular; tube very short, limb narrowly campanulate, 4-fid. Anther bases obtuse, entire or 2-fid. Style arms short, flattened, subacute. Achenes small. Pappus hairs ca 10, short, dilated.

Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Tenasserim, Thailand and India; ca 3 species, 1 in India.




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