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Leysera L., Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 1249. 1763; Bremer in Bot. Not. 131: 374. 1978; Rech. f., Fl. Iran. 145: 73. 1980; Anderb. in Bremer, Asteraceae, Clad. & Class. 332. 1994; S. Abedin & J. S. Mossa in S. A. Chaudhary, Fl. Kingd. Saudi Arab. 2(3): 147. 2000.

  • Longchampia Willd.

    Annual to perennial herbs or undershrubs. Leaves simple, alternate, sessile, rarely opposite, entire, linear, mucronate, glandular hairy. Capitula radiate, heterogamous, solitary, terminal on long leafless peduncle; phyllaries many-seriate, ± unequal, imbricate. Ray florets yellow with purple band dorsally, female, corolla tube often with robust conical trichomes. Pappus of scales only, disc florets, tubular, bisexual, yellow, often with multicellular trichomes, 5-lobed. Anthers with truncate appendages. Cypselas rod-like, glabrous or with scattered twin hair; pappus dimorphic, inner of free, apically plumose setae, outer a row of obtuse scales.

    A small genus with 3 species, distributed in S and N Africa, Europe (Spain), Arabia, Middle East and Pakistan (Baluchistan). Represented in Pakistan by the following species:

    Lower Taxon

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