Farfugium Lindl.

Staples, G.W. & Herbst, D.R. (2005) A Tropical Garden Flora; plants cultivated in the Hawaiian islands and other tropical places. Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Description of the genus

Perennial evergreen herbs. Leaves a basal tuft, bases sheathed; blades kidney or fan-shaped, hairy when young. Inflorescence in loose clusters of flower heads with long stalks; bracts spread along the stem. Ray flowers yellow. Fruit spindle-shaped, very hairy.

Worldwide: 2 species native to eastern Asia

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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japonicum (L.) Kitam.

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External websites:

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

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: Farfugium.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2492, retrieved 20 June 2024

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