9227.000 Coreopsis L. - Tickseeds

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs. Leaves opposite, mostly basal (in ours), entire, lobed or dissected. Capitula radiate, borne on long peduncles, solitary or in lax corymbs. Phyllaries 1-2-seriate. Receptacle with scales. Ray florets neuter or female, with large yellow rays. Disk florets yellow. Achenes flattened, winged. Pappus of 2 scales, soon caducous.

Worldwide: 50 species, American

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

Coreopsis lanceolata

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atkinsoniana Lindl.
lanceolata L.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Coreopsis:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Coreopsis

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Coreopsis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1529, retrieved 19 January 2022

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