"Heads radiate, yellow, the rays pistillate; invol hemispheric or campanulate, its bracts imbricate in several series, the inner commonly narrow and scarious, the outer more herbaceous and often broader; receptacle flat or convex, naked; disk-fls tubular and perfect; anthers sagittate-tailed; style-branches flattened, externally slightly papillate distally, with well developed ventromarginal stigmatic lines extending all the way around the rounded tip; achenes subterete or ± prominently 4–5 ribbed or angled; pappus a single series of few to numerous capillary bristles, sometimes connate at base; ± hairy or glandular herbs with alternate or basal, simple lvs. 200, Old World."
Ray florets present, female, 2–3-dentate at apex, or absent, and then 4-lobed female discflorets present (at least in East African material); disc florets hermaphrodite, 5-lobed, anthers sagittate with long tails, style branches linear and obtuse
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