8879.000 Bellis L. - Daisies

Hutchinson, J. (1972) British Wild Flowers David and Charles

Description of the genus

Dwarf perennial herbs, with a short rootstock. Leaves all basal, spoon-shaped, toothed and pubescent. Inflorescence single, on a long stalk from each tuft of leaves; bracts very dark green, narrowly oblong, in two rows, with hairs on the outside. Ray-florets numerous in 2-3 rows, white or with the tips tinged pink; disc flowers numerous, rich cream/yellow. Fruit an achene, slightly hairy, without a pappus.

Worldwide: 8 species in temperate regions of the northern hemisphere.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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perennis L.

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Bellis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1730, retrieved 21 March 2023

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