9341.000 Chrysanthemum L.

Gleason, H.A. & Cronquist, A. (1963) Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada D. van Nostrand Co, Inc. Princetown New Jersey.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Leaves alternate; margins entire or dentate, occasionally pinnatifid. Inflorescence hemispheric or flattened, radiate; rays white, yellow or pink; involucral bracts in 2-4 series, dry, becoming scarious at least on the margins; receptacle flat or convex, naked; disk flowers tubular, corolla with (4-)5 lobes. Fruit an achene; pappus a short crown, or absent.

Worldwide: 40 species and countless cultivars; native to northeastern Europe and Asia. China is the centre of diversity.

Zimbabwe: 0 cultivated taxa.

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

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: Chrysanthemum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1731, retrieved 26 January 2022

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