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Annual or perennial herbs. Stems solitary, leafy, with divaricate branching. Capitula solitary and terminal or in small clusters arranged along the branches. Phyllaries in 2 series. Receptacular scales usually 0. Ligules blue (rarely pink or white). Achenes obconic, obscurely 5-angled, smooth, glabrous. Pappus of 1-2 series of short blunt scales.

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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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