9178.000 Rudbeckia L. - Coneflowers

Bailey, L.H. (1949) Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York.

Description of the genus

Perennial, less often annual or biennial, herbs. Leaves alternate, simple or compound. Capitula radiate, terminal on stems and branches, often showy, long-pedunculate. Disk florets bisexual, brown or purple. Ray florets neuter, with yellow or red ligules. Receptacle strongly hemispherical to elongated, bearing rigid scales. Achenes 4-angled. Pappus crown-like, cup-shaped or 0.

Derivation of name: 15 species occurring in N America.

Worldwide: Named for Olof O. Rudbeck (1660 - 1740), mentor of Linnaeus.

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

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hirta L.
laciniata L.

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External websites:

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

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: Rudbeckia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1737, retrieved 21 January 2022

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