9411.050 Kleinia Mill.

Description of the genus

Succulent perennial herbs, often glaucous. Leaves alternate, usually entire. Capitula usually homogamous, discoid, 1-many in an inflorescence. Phyllaries 1-seriate. Calyculus usually present, less often 0. Receptacle flat, lacking scales. Flowers tubular, 5-toothed; style arms appendaged. Achenes without a beak. Pappus of bristles in several series.

Worldwide: c.40 species from the Canary Is, tropical and S Africa, Madagascar, Arabia to Sri Lanka

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

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petraea (R.E. Fr.) C. JeffreyDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Kleinia:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Kleinia
Flora of Mozambique: Kleinia
Flora of Zambia: Kleinia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Kleinia

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Kleinia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Kleinia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Kleinia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Kleinia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Kleinia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Kleinia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1554, retrieved 26 September 2016

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