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Achenes 10-ribbed; pappus of rather rigid bristles, not plumose.

I could not perceive that they were plumose, as in many other genera.

In certain breeds of the pigeon and fowl the feathers are plumose, with some tendency in the shafts to be naked.

Bristles of the pappus naked (not plumose), merely rough or denticulate.

The pistil consists of an ovary and two styles ending in plumose stigmas.

Mr. Hemsley adds, that this substance proves to be the plumose seeds of a poplar or willow.

Even the plumose antenn of male gnats may in some respects thus be acted upon.

Achenes numerous in a head, bearing the persistent styles as naked, hairy, or plumose tails.

Ovary is glabrous with two styles ending in plumose stigmas.

Styles are short, with plumose stigmas and laterally exserted.

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