Description of the genus
Herbs or shrubs. Leaves alternate.
Peduncles lateral or apparently terminal, simple. Capitula heterogamous or homogamous. Phyllaries in 2
series, partly connate (in ours). Calyculus 0. Ray
florets female, fertile. Pappus of few to many caducous bristles or 0; bristles flexuous, shortly barbed. Disk florets bisexual, fertile or sterile.
Worldwide: 97 species, mainly southern Africa, with 1 species extending to the Arabian peninsula and Socotra
Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.
Other sources of information about Euryops:
Our websites:Flora of Zimbabwe
: cultivated Euryops
(electronic Plant Information Center): EuryopsFlora Zambesiaca
web site: EuryopsGoogle
(Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for EuryopsIPNI
(International Plant Names Index): EuryopsKew Herbarium catalogue
Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M.
. Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Euryops.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1555, retrieved 21 October 2014