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Piloselloides (Less.) C. Jeffrey


Herbs, scapigerous. Leaves radical. Srape naked, widened below the head. Heads radiate, solitary. Ray florets biseriate, female, fertile, little exceeding the involucre; staminodes in ray florets often very vestigial. Disc florets bisexual. Anthers long tailed at base. Achenes very long, beaked, pilose, with apiculate inflated, hairs. Pappus reddish.

S. Africa, Madagascar, Ethiopia Yemen, Somalia, Sudan, Myanmar, Thailand, China; 2 species, 1 in India.




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