9332.000 Achillea L.

Clapham, A.R., Tutin, T.G. & Warburg, E.F. (1952) Flora of the British Isles. 1st edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs. Leaves alternate, finely pinnatisect. Capitula in corymbs, heterogamous. Phyllaries many-seriate; margin scarious. Receptacular scales narrow, scarious. Ray florets female, white or pink (in ours) or yellow. Disk florets bisexual, tubular, white or yellow. Achenes strongly flattened, not ribbed; apex truncate. Pappus 0.

Worldwide: 115 species in Eurasia and Mediterranean region

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Achillea millefolium

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millefolium L.C,EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Achillea:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Achillea

External websites:

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

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: Achillea.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1541, retrieved 30 July 2014

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