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

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

lanceolata L.Description, Image
tinctoria Nutt.

Other sources of information about Coreopsis:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: Coreopsis

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Coreopsis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Coreopsis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Coreopsis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Coreopsis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Coreopsis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Coreopsis
JSTOR Plant Science: Coreopsis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Coreopsis
Plants of the World Online: Coreopsis
Tropicos: Coreopsis
Wikipedia: Coreopsis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Coreopsis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1529, retrieved 22 May 2024

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