8785.000 Adenostemma J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.

Description of the genus

Herbs. Leaves opposite, dentate or ± entire. Capitula in lax corymbose panicles, homogamous, discoid. Involucre campanulate or hemispheric, ± connate at base. Phyllaries c.3-seriate. Receptacular scales 0. Corolla tubular, 5-lobed, white or mauve. Achenes 3-5-angled. Pappus of 3-5 short, rigid, gland-tipped lobes.

For this genus, we have followed the account by S.A.L. Smith in FTEA Compositae (Part 3).

Worldwide: 24 species in tropical America and Africa

Zimbabwe: 3 taxa.

Adenostemma mauritianum

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SpeciesLinks to mapsFZ divisionsContent
caffrum DC.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
mauritianum DC.C,EDescription, Image
viscosum J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.N,W,E

Other sources of information about Adenostemma:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Adenostemma
Flora of Zambia: Adenostemma

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Adenostemma.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1467, retrieved 29 August 2014

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