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Leaves alternate, compound, digitate, caducous; leaflets 5–7 with long common petiole.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines|T. H. Pardo de Tavera
Leaves alternate, with stipules, these sometimes caducous, rarely obsolete or wanting.
Achenes short and thick, compressed or turgid, truncate, glabrous; pappus of 2–8 caducous awns.
Flowers white, small, in terminal umbel-like clusters from large scaly buds; bracts or scales thin and caducous.
Caducous, dropping off very early, compared with other parts; as the calyx in the Poppy, falling when the flower opens.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray