Sonder & F. Muell. ex Sonder, Linnaea 25:488 (1853).
Derivation: Greek erion, wool; chlamys, cloak; referring to the woolly covering of the involucre.
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: None
Small annual herb with cobwebby non-glandular hairs; stems terete, wiry; leaves cauline, sessile, entire, opposite at the first few internodes, alternate above.
Capitula small, sessile in dense globose terminal clusters without a conspicuous common involucre, homogamous, discoid; capitular involucres hemispherical; bracts in 2 equal series, the outer ones ovate, herbaceous, woolly, the inner ones scarious-hyaline; receptacle flat, naked; florets numerous, bisexual, fertile, tubular, 5-merous; corollas yellow, with a subcylindric woolly tube and large acute lobes; anthers tailed at the base with acute terminal appendages; style branches linear, truncate with apical tuffs of papillae.
Achenes compressed-obovoid, rugose-papillose; pappus absent.
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