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Herbs, perennial (in ours). Leaves opposite or basal, pinnately divided. Inflorescence a many-flowered compound cyme. Flowers bisexual or unisexual, usually 5-merous, actinomorphic or zygomorphic. Calyx minute, but may develop in fruit to form a pappus. Corolla tubular or funnel-shaped, usually 5-lobed. Ovary inferior. Fruit an achene.

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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