9282.000 Flaveria Juss.

Pope, G.V. (1975) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 6. Helenieae. Kirkia 10(1) 101-121

Description of the genus

Annual herbs. Leaves opposite, simple, strongly 3-nerved from the base; bases sometimes connate. Capitula numerous, sessile, aggregated in dense sessile glomerules or cymes, heterogamous; ray florets 1 to few, with inconspicuous, yellow ligule. Phyllaries 2-3-seriate, usually with smaller outer bracts. Achenes narrowly obovoid, somewhat flattened, black, 8-10-ribbed. Pappus 0.

Worldwide: 21 species in America and Australia; 2 species are pantropical weeds

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Flaveria trinervia

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bidentis (L.) KuntzeS
trinervia (Spreng.) C. MohrN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

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Flora of Mozambique: Flaveria
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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Flaveria
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Flaveria
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Flaveria
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Flaveria
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Flaveria

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: Flaveria.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1536, retrieved 28 August 2014

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