Taraxacum aphrogenes, the Paphos dandelion, is a perennial, lactiferous, rosulate, hairless herb, up to 12 cm high. Leaves all in rosette, simple, divided almost to midrib, into unequal, bluntish, suborbicular lobes, fleshy, oblong, 3-8 x 0.3-2 cm. Flowers in capitula, with yellow, ligulate florets. Flowers October–December in advance of the leaves. Fruit a pappose achene.