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

Other sources of information about Argyranthemum:

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Argyranthemum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2197, retrieved 5 December 2021

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