or procumbent herbs or undershrubs, glabrous or hairy. Leaves reniform to
cordate, sub-orbicular, lobed or entire. Flowers solitary or fascicled, rarely
in terminal racemes. Epicalyx segments 3, distinct, linear to lanceolate. Calyx
cupular, 5-lobed, lobes deltoid. Corolla longer than the calyx, petals 5,
obcordate to obovate. Staminal column included, divided into numerous antheriferous
filaments. Ovary 10-15 loculed, 1 ovule in each locule, style as many as
locules, stigmas on the adaxial surface. Schizocarp enclosed in the persistent
calyx, mericarps awnless. Seeds reniform, ascending.