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Tricholepis glaberrima DC., Prodr. 6: 754. 1837; Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 381. 1881.

Herbs, ca 1 m high, erect, rigid, quite glabrous; branches slender, angled, ribbed, quite smooth. Leaves linear-oblong or lanceolate, quite entire or serrate at margins, scaberulous, simple or auricled at base. Heads 6 - 8 mm across. Involucral bracts subulate. Receptacular bristles exceeding pappus. Achenes oblong, twice as long as pappus, faintly distantly ribbed. Pappus short, conspicuous.

Fl. & Fr. Oct. - Jan.

Distrib. India: Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

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