8937.000 Tarchonanthus L.

Wild, H. (1968-9) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 2. Inuleae (in part). Kirkia 7(1) 121-135

Description of the genus

Dioecious trees or shrubs. Leaves alternate, persistently tomentose or lanate beneath. Capitula numerous, in terminal or axillary panicles. Capitula unisexual, disciform; receptacle without scales, sometimes with long silky hairs. Phyllaries 1-2-seriate. Male capitula: florets many; corolla longer than female florets; lobes recurved; ovary abortive or rudimentary; pappus 0. Female capitula: florets 1-3-flowered; anthers 0; achenes woolly; pappus 0.

Worldwide: 2 species in Africa and Arabia.

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Tarchonanthus trilobus var. galpinii

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
camphoratus L.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
trilobus DC. var. galpinii (Hutch. & E. Phillips) PaivaE,SDescription, Image

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Flora of Botswana: Tarchonanthus
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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Tarchonanthus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Tarchonanthus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tarchonanthus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tarchonanthus

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: Tarchonanthus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1483, retrieved 27 August 2016

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