Pericallis D. Don

Stace, C.A. (1997) New Flora of the British Isles. 2nd edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Leaves alternate, palmately veined; capitula radiate; phyllaries all in 1 main row; the colour of disc flowers and ligules usually contrasting, the former darker, blue, red or pink or purple, never yellow. Fruit an achene.

Worldwide: 14 species native to the Canary Islands and Madeira.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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hybrida B. Nord.

Other sources of information about Pericallis:

External websites:

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

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: Pericallis., retrieved 9 February 2023

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