Roldana La Llave

Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D., Carolin, R.C. & Tindale, M. (1994) Flora of the Sydney Region 4th edition, Griffin Press Ltd., Netley, South Australia

Description of the genus

Perennial hairy herb up to 2 m high, sometimes woody at the base. Leaves broadly ovate to orbicular, up to 20 cm. long, palmately lobed, petiolate. Heads numerous in a terminal panicle. Involucre 9-11 mm long; bracts in 1 row. Ray florets 4-6; rays bright yellow. Disc florets 10-15, yellow. Pappus up to 10 mm long.

Worldwide: Over 50 species, many of which used to be in the genus Senecio. Native to South West USA, Mexico and Central America.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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petasitis (Sims) H. Rob. & BrettellImage

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External websites:

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

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: Roldana., retrieved 24 May 2024

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