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Succulent perennial herbs, often glaucous. Leaves alternate, usually entire. Capitula usually homogamous, discoid, 1-many in an inflorescence. Phyllaries 1-seriate. Calyculus usually present, less often 0. Receptacle flat, lacking scales. Flowers tubular, 5-toothed; style arms appendaged. Achenes without a beak. Pappus of bristles in several series.

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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