Asteraceae tribe Inuleae

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Following A. A. Anderberg (1994) and others, some 180 genera and 2000 species have

   been segregated from traditionally circumscribed Inuleae as Gnaphalieae, and another 25+ genera
   and 200+ species as Plucheeae.
apex shaperounded + and truncate +
appendage shapeovate +, lance-ovate + and linear +
array architecturecorymbiform +, paniculiform + and racemiform +
base shapetailed +
branch arrangement or shapelinear +
branch habitstigmatic +
calyculus count0 +
corolla architecture2-lipped +
corolla colorationyellow +, reddish +, ochroleucous + and purplish +
cypsela architecturemonomorphic +
cypsela shapeellipsoid +, columnar + and prismatic +
floret architecturepistillate + and neuter +
floret atypical count0 +
floret reproductionfertile + and bisexual +
head architecture or arrangementradiate +
head architecture or shapedisciform + and discoid +
head arrangementsingly +
head reproductionheterogamous + and homogamous +
lamina arrangement or shapelinear +
leaf architecturepetiolate + and sessile +
leaf arrangementalternate + and opposite +
leaf behaviourwithering +
leaf positionbasal + and cauline +
line arrangementconfluent +
line count2 +
lobe count5 +
lobe shapedeltate +
margin shapeentire +, dentate +, serrate + and divided +
pappus durationpersistent +
pappus fragilityfragile +
phyllary behaviourfalling +
phyllary durationpersistent +
phyllary external texture or internal textureherbaceous + and chartaceous +
phyllary fusiondistinct +
phyllary sizeunequal + and subequal +
receptacle architectureepaleate + and paleate +
receptacle shapeflat +, convex + and concave +
scale architecturebarbellate +
scale architecture or shapeplumose +
scale shapesetiform + and aristate +
series count1 +
style external textureglabrous +
style reliefpapillate +
whole organism life styleannual + and perennial +