Bartlettina R.M. King & H. Rob.


Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. A concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., New York

Webb, C.J., Sykes, W.R., Garnock-Jones, P.J. (1988) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 4. Naturalised Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms, Dicotyledons. Online edition. Accessed 20 October 2009.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs woody toward base, or shrubs. Leaves opposite, petiolate, simple, entire to serrate. Inflorescence a lax corymb. Phyllaries in 3-4 rows, unequal, mostly chartaceous. Receptacle convex or short-conic; scales 0, but short hairs present. Corolla tubular. Style base not swollen. Achenes ellipsoid-cylindric or obpyramidal, 5-angled, usually glabrous or hairy, rarely glandular; pappus of persistent scabrid hairs, with acute apical cells.

Worldwide: 20 species, occurring in tropical America.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Bartlettina sordida

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sordida (Less.) R.M. King & H. Rob.Description, Image

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External websites:

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

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: Bartlettina., retrieved 15 June 2024

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