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Herbs, perennial; branches rigid. Leaves alternate. Heads homogamous, solitary, terminal, subgtobose in fruit, pedunculate. Florets yellow, all hermaphrodite, tubular; limb 5-partite. Involucre hemispheric; bracts many- seriate, foliaceous. Receptacle pitted. Anther bases sagittate, long tail.ed. Style arms obtuse. Achenes turbinate. Pappus of uniseriate, 10 long setae, dilated at base.

Tropical Africa, Arabia, Pakistan, India; a monotypic genus.




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