Genus  Tussilago L

Fam:  Asteraceae (Compositae)
Genus: Tussilago L. 
English Name: Coltfoots


Tussilago is a genus of plants. 

Tussilago - genus of low creeping yellow-flowered perennial herbs of north temperate regions: coltsfoots; in some classifications includes species often placed in other genera especially Homogyne and Petasites
Raceme a single, pretty large, enveloped by a series of little leafs, at the base of which are also small external leaflets. Blossom bed naked. External blossoms female tongues, yellow colored, arranged in several rows. Interior bisexual, tubular and fruitless. Column of internal blossoms almost whole, of the outers  - bipartite. Fruits cylindrical, with kite of hair.
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„Флора на България”, Н. Стоянов, Б. Стефанов, Б. Китанов, НИ, София, (1967). New eddition in 2003

This Genus is presented in Bulgaria by only one species:

Tussilago farfara L. - Colsfoot, Bull's foot, Winter heliotrope

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