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Perennial herbs with a woody rootstock. Stem (in ours) very short, bearing leafless flowering scapes. Leaves linear, crowded in basal rosettes. Capitula solitary at the top of the scapes, heterogamous, radiate, yellow. Phyllaries connate into a ± campanulate involucre. Achenes villous. Pappus scales regularly 2-seriate.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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