9417.000 Euryops (Cass.) Cass.

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.

Derivation of name: from Greek: eurys meaning large or broad, ops meaning eye or face, referring to the large showy flower heads

Worldwide: 97 species, mainly southern Africa, with 1 species extending to the Arabian peninsula and Socotra

Zimbabwe: 3 cultivated taxa.

Euryops chrysanthemoides

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

chrysanthemoides (DC.) B. Nord.Description, Image
pectinatus (L.) Cass. subsp. pectinatus
virgineus (L.f.) DC.

Other sources of information about Euryops:

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Flora of Botswana: Euryops
Flora of Zimbabwe: Euryops

External websites:

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

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: Euryops.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1555, retrieved 5 October 2022

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