3376.000 Agrimonia L. - Agrimonies

Description of the genus

Erect herbs. Stipules adnate to the petiole. Leaves alternate, imparipinnate; leaflets dentate. Inflorescences composed of spike-like racemes. Flowers 5-merous. Calyx with numerous hooked spines below the lobes. Petals 5, yellow. Disk annular. Stamens (in ours) 10-15. Carpels 2. Achenes usually 2, enclosed in the hardened calyx lobes which bears hooked prickles.

Worldwide: 15 species in northern temperate zones and C and southern Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Agrimonia bracteata

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bracteata E.Mey. ex C.A. Mey.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Agrimonia:

External websites:

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

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: Agrimonia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=656, retrieved 2 September 2014

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