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Homognaphalium Kirp. in Acta Inst. Bot. Acad. Sc. URSS. Ser. 1, Fasc.,. 9: 32. 1950.; Anderb. in Bremer, Asteraceae, Clad. & Class. 359. 1994; Boulos & Hind in Boulos, Fl. Egypt 3: 205. 2002.

Homognaphalium Fayed & Zareh in Willdenowia 18: 451. 1989 non Kirp. nom. illegit.

Prostrate annual herbs. Leaves sessile or shortly petiolate, ± spathulate, tomentose. Capitula disciform, densely congested, in terminal clusters, surounded by rosette of leaves; phyllaries 2-3-seriate, hyaline, with divided stereome. Outer florets female, outnumbering the central bisexual florets, all florets yellow. Cypselas with short clavate myxogenic hairs; pappus setae, slender, barbellate, not united in a ring, apical cell subclavate.

A genus with 1 or 2 species (sometimes Gnaphalium cispatulum (Delile) Kirp. is also treated under Homognaphalium), distributed from N Africa, Sudan, Southwest Asia to India through Pakistan.

Lower Taxon

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