9341.070 Tanacetum L.

Leistner, O.A. (ed.) (2000) Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera Strelitzia 10

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs. Leaves alternate, petiolate, pinnatifid, covered in dense silver hairs. Capitula radiate, solitary. Phyllaries in 3 rows, sometimes with dark brown margins. Receptacle flat or convex, without scales. Ray florets white. Disc florets: corolla yellow, 5-lobed. Pappus with an irregularly-lobed corona.

Worldwide: 152 species in Europe, Asia and North Africa, one native to southern Africa.

Zimbabwe: 4 cultivated taxa.

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balsamita L.
cinerariifolium (Trevir.) Sch. Bip.
parthenium (L.) Sch. Bip.
vulgare L.

Other sources of information about Tanacetum:

External websites:

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

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: Tanacetum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2203, retrieved 10 December 2023

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