8818.000 Mikania Willd.

Description of the genus

Climbers (in ours). Leaves opposite, frequently cordate or sagittate at base. Capitula homogamous, discoid, 4-flowered. Involucre cylindric. Phyllaries 4-5 in one series, linear or linear-lanceolate. Receptacle without scales. Corolla-tube cylindric below; lobes 5, short, ovate. Pappus of scabrid bristles.

Worldwide: 430 species, occurring in the tropics.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Mikania carteri

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carteri BakerN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Mikania:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Mikania
Flora of Caprivi: Mikania
Flora of Mozambique: Mikania
Flora of Zambia: Mikania

External websites:

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

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: Mikania.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1471, retrieved 27 August 2016

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