8746.000 Bothriocline Oliv. ex Benth.

Wild, H. & Pope, G.V. (1977) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 7. Vernonieae (excluding Vernonia). Kirkia 10(2) 339-384

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs with indumentum of simple or ± asymmetric T-shaped hairs. Leaves opposite, alternate or opposite below and alternate above, simple. Capitula homogamous, discoid. Phyllaries unequal, increasing in size to the inside, numerous. Corolla purple or mauve. Achenes various. Pappus consisting of one series of a few caducous barbellate setae or 0.

Worldwide: 30 species occurring in tropical Africa.

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Bothriocline laxa subsp. laxa

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
inyangana N.E. Br. var. inyangana EDescription, Image
laxa N.E. Br. subsp. laxa N,W,C,EDescription, Image

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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bothriocline
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Tropicos: Bothriocline
Wikipedia: Bothriocline

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: Genus page: Bothriocline.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1463, retrieved 30 November 2023

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