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Herbs. Leaves alternate, serrate. Heads homogamous, small, loosely corymbose. Involucral bracts many-seriate, with searious margins; outer ones gradually shorter. Receptacle flat or convex, naked. Corolla tubular; limb campanulate. Anthers with obtuse, basal auricles. Style branches glandular hirsute, subulate. Achenes 4 - 5-angled or ribbed, glandular between the prominent ribs, truncate with a callose ring at the top. Pappus absent.

Sunda Archipelago, Malay Archipelago and E. Tropical Africa; 10 species, 1 in India.

Literature. GILBERT, M.C. & C. JEFFREY (1988). A revision of Ethulia (Compositae-Vernonieae) Kew Bull. 43(2): 165 - 193. KOSTER, JOSEPHINE, TH. (1933). Compositae of Malay Archipelago. Blumea 1: 373.

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