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Pakistan | Family List | Dipsacaceae

Knautia Linn., Sp.Pl. 101. 1753. Gen.Pl.ed.5:44.1754; M. Bieb., Fl.Taur.-Cauc.1:99. 1808; Boiss., Fl.Or.3:.126.1875; V.A. Matthews in Davis, Fl.Turk.4:598. 1972; Bobrov in Komarov, Fl.URSS.24:12.1957.

Annual or perennial herbs. Leaves usually simple. Flowers in radiant heads. Receptacular bracts herbaceous, small or absent. Calyx limb of 6-8 or many setae. Corolla 4-fid. Involucel 4-ribbed, limb with 2 or more teeth.

A genus of c. 50 species, in Europe and the Mediterranean region; also in S.W. Asia and W. Africa. Represented here by 1 species.

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