8865.000 Grangea Adans.

Wild, H. (1975) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 4. Astereae. Kirkia 10(1) 1-72

Description of the genus

Suberect or prostrate, annual herbs. Leaves alternate, pinnatifid. Capitula terminal, leaf-opposed or 3-6 together in terminal corymbs, heterogamous, disciform; outer florets female; disk florets bisexual. Phyllaries subequal, 1-2-seriate; margin of inner phyllaries membranous. Corolla yellow; lobes of bisexual disk florets very spreading and rotate. Achenes with or without a cartilaginous apex, sometimes constricted between achene and apex. Pappus of numerous, minute, scale-like teeth.

Worldwide: 10 species in tropical and warm parts of Africa, Madagascar and Asia.

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Grangea maderaspatana

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
anthemoides O. Hoffm.WDescription, Image
maderaspatana (L.) Poir.N,W,CDescription, Image

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Grangea
Flora of Malawi: Grangea
Flora of Mozambique: Grangea
Flora of Zambia: Grangea

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

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: Genus page: Grangea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1472, retrieved 22 May 2024

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