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Dichrocephala hamiltonii Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 246. 1881. Cotula sinapifolia Roxb. Hort. Beng. 62. 1814. Cotula dichrocephaloides C.B. Clarke, Comp. Ind. 150. 1876.

Herbs, robust, sparsely pubescent, 15 - 25 cm high. Leaves obovate, coarsely toothed at margin, 2.5 - 5 cm long, sparsely pubescent on both surfaces, sessile or half amplexicaul. Heads globose, panicled, ca 4 mm across, shortly peduncled. Involucral bracts very short, obtuse. Receptacle convex. Corolla of female flowers short, inflated, mouth minute, entire. Bisexual flowers funnel shaped, 4-toothed. Achenes cuneiform, flattened, margins thickened. Pappus absent.

Fl. & Fr. April - May

Distrib. India: Assam.

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