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Description: Perennial shrubs.
Leaves alternate, simple.
Heads terminal, solitary, pedunculate; involucral bracts in several series; receptacle convex, naked. Ray florets many, in several series, female; style branches subulate, glabrous; achene fertile or sterile; pappus of many barbellate bristles free or united into a cup or tube. Disc florets bisexual; anthers obtuse at the base, apical appendages acute; style branches subulate, densely pubescent; achene fertile; pappus of short, more or less fused bristles surmounted by longer, barbed bristles, rarely of bristles united to form a tube.
Distribution and occurrence: World: 1 species, endemic Australia. Australia: 1 species, endemic.
Text by N. S. Lander