9435.000 Hirpicium Cass.

Rössler, H. (1975) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 5. Subtribe: Gorteriinae. Kirkia 10(1) 73-99

Description of the genus

Herbs. Leaves alternate. Capitula solitary at apex of stems and branches, heterogamous, radiate. Phyllaries connate into an obconic (in ours) involucre; free parts of bracts in several series. Receptacle honeycombed. Ray and disk florets yellow. Achenes villous. Pappus scales in 2 series, or by abortion, in 1 series

Worldwide: 12 species in tropical and S Africa

Zimbabwe: 3 taxa.

Hirpicium gracile

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
bechuanense (S. Moore) RoesslerW,S
gorterioides (Oliv. & Hiern) Roessler subsp. gorterioides WDescription, Image
gracile (O. Hoffm.) RoesslerN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Hirpicium.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1564, retrieved 30 July 2016

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