9341.090 Argyranthemum Webb ex Sch. Bip.

Press, J.R. & Short, M.J. (eds) (1994) Flora of Madeira. HMSO, London

Description of the genus

Shrubby perennials. Leaves usually alternate and deeply divided (often 1-2-pinnatisect). Capitula solitary or few in a loose corymb. Phyllaries in 3 or more rows. Receptacular scales 0. Ray florets white, rarely yellow or pink; disk florets usually yellow. Achenes of ray-florets 3-angled, strongly winged; those of disk florets laterally flattened and winged. True pappus 0, but achenes may bear an apical pappus-like corona.

Worldwide: 24 species in Macaronesia

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

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foeniculaceum (Willd.) Webb ex Sch.Bip.
frutescens (L.) Sch. Bip.

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

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: Argyranthemum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2197, retrieved 10 December 2023

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