Delairea Lem.

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

Description of the genus

Scandent, climbing, somewhat succulent perennial herbs. Leaves alternate, petiolate, deltoid-ovate in outline, 3-5 lobed on either side; base cordate, palmately veined. Capitula discoid, in corymbose panicles. Involucre calyculate, narrowly campanulate; phyllaries 8. Disc florets of corolla yellow. Pappus of many fine bristles.

Worldwide: Monotypic genus, endemic to southern Africa.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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SpeciesContent
odorata Lem.

Other sources of information about Delairea:

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Delairea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2493, retrieved 26 January 2022

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