9069.000 Calostephane Benth.

MOLLERA O.Hoffm.

Wild, H. (1980) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area, 12. Inuleae (continued). Kirkia 12(1) 23-113

Description of the genus

Annual herbs with stems winged from the decurrent leaf bases. Leaves alternate; margin dentate. Capitula solitary or arranged in loose corymbose panicles. Phyllaries in 1-2 rows. Receptacle without scales. Capitula radiate (in ours); ray florets female, yellow; disk florets bisexual, fertile, 5-lobed, also yellow. Achenes cylindric, ribbed; pappus of 2 rows of scales; outer broad, obovate, membranous; inner narrower, longer and serrulate; or (in C. angolensis) pappus reduced to a minute annular rim.

Worldwide: 6 species in tropical Africa and Madagascar

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Calostephane divaricata

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SpeciesLinks to mapsFZ divisionsContent
angolensis (O. Hoffm.) Anderb.N
divaricata Benth.N,W,E,SDescription, Image

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Calostephane

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: Calostephane.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1504, retrieved 23 December 2014

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