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Olgaea Iljin.

Herbs, robust. Leaves alternate, often decurrent, pinnatifid, spinescent. Heads homogamous solitary or crowded. Flowers all bisexual and usually fertile. Involucre ovoid-hemispheric or globose; bracts many-seriate, appressed. Receptacle flat or convex, densely bristly. Anther bases sagittate; tails slender. Style arms short. Achenes glabrous. Pappus copious, many-seriate.

C. Asia; ca 18 species, 1 in India.

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