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Erect annual herb. Stems purplish, covered in whitish felt-like hairs. Leaves linear-elliptic, folded upwards along the midrib, green above with short hairs, greyish below, densely covered in felt-like hairs. Capitula axillary, with long, bristly involucres, straw-coloured, tinged or striped with purple. Florets creamy-white.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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