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Herbs, much branched, glandular, aromatic. Leaves linear or oblanceolate, deltoid or subacute, narrowed at base, distantly dentate, glandular puncate. sessile; uppermost leaves bract like, subulate. Heads yellow or purple, corymbose, peduncled. Involucral bracts pauciseriate, fimbriate, gland dotted. Achenes 10-ribbed , gland dotted. Pappus hairs 2-seriate, multifid or plumose.

N. tropical and S. Africa, Madagascar; ca 12 species, 1 in India.




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