8816.030 Ageratina Spach


Description of the genus

Perennial herbs (in ours). Leaves opposite. Capitula in corymbs, homogamous, discoid. Phyllaries 1-many-seriate. Receptacular scales 0. Corolla 4- or 5-lobed, purplish, bluish or white. Achenes 5-angled. Pappus of numerous bristles in 1-3 series.

Worldwide: c.290 species in the Eastern USA, C and W South America; 2 species naturalised in the Old World.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Ageratina adenophora

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adenophora (Spreng.) R.M. King & H. Rob.C,EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Ageratina:

Our websites:

Flora of Zambia: Ageratina
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Ageratina

External websites:

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

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: Genus page: Ageratina.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1470, retrieved 26 October 2016

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