Description from Flora of China
Herbs, perennial, stemless. Leaves in basal rosette, undivided. Capitulum solitary. Receptacle alveolate, with unequal subulate processes. Corolla purple, glabrous. Anther tails long, fimbriate-lacerate, caudate. Style branches linear, long, divergent, apex acute. Achene obconic, 4-angled, glabrous, with apical rim forming a short crown. Pappus homomorphic, in 2 rows; bristles subequal, plumose, basally connate into a ring, caducous as a whole.
● One species: China.
(Authors: Shi Zhu (石铸 Shih Chu); Eckhard von Raab-Straube)