9195.000 Aspilia Thouars

Wild, H. (1967) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 1. Heliantheae. Kirkia 6(1) 1-62

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs (our spp.). Leaves opposite, very rough to the touch (in ours).Capitula terminal, solitary or in lax racemes, sometimes axillary, radiate, yellow, white, lilac or purple. Phyllaries 2-3-seriate. Receptacular scales clasping the florets, narrowly oblong to obovate. Achenes obovoid, bilaterally flattened, pubescent. Pappus a laciniate cupule, often with 2 barbellate setae in addition.

Zimbabwe: 5 taxa.

Aspilia pluriseta subsp. pluriseta

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SpeciesLinks to mapsFZ divisionsContent
kotschyi (Sch. Bip.ex Hochst.) Oliv. var. kotschyi N,WDescription, Image
kotschyi (Sch. Bip.ex Hochst.) Oliv. var. alba BerhautN,WDescription, Image
mossambicensis (Oliv.) WildN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
natalensis (Sond.) WildN,EImage
pluriseta Schweinf. subsp. pluriseta N,C,EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Aspilia:

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Flora of Mozambique: Aspilia
Flora of Zambia: Aspilia

External websites:

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

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: Aspilia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1522, retrieved 1 September 2014

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