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209. Enydra Loureiro, Fl. Cochinch. 2: 510. 1790.

沼菊属 zhao ju shu

Herbs. Leaves opposite, sessile, entire or toothed. Capitula subsessile, solitary, terminal or axillary; phyllaries 4, leaflike; receptacle convex to conical; paleae persistent, apex glandular. Ray florets female, fertile; lamina small, apex 3- or 4-toothed. Disk florets bisexual, tubular; limbs campanulate, 5- or 6-lobed; anther tails obtuse, entire, or inconspicuously auriculate. Achenes oblong, glabrous; pappus absent.

About five species, but usually reported as ten: tropical and subtropical regions; one species in China.

See Lack, Willdenowia 10: 3-12. 1980.

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