Brachyglottis J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.

Stace, C.A. (2010) New Flora of the British Isles. 3rd edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Description of the genus

Evergreen shrubs; leaves alternate, pinnately veined, densely white-felted on lower-side; capitula discoid or radiate; phyllaries in 1 main row with short supplementary ones at the base of the capitulum; disc flowers cream or yellow; ligules yellow. Fruit an achene.

Worldwide: 48 species, native to New Zealand.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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greyi (Hook.f.) B.Nord.

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External websites:

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

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: Brachyglottis., retrieved 20 June 2024

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