8901.000 Erigeron L. - Fleabanes

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

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Leaves alternate, 3-5-lobed at least below. Capitula terminal on the branches (in ours), heterogamous, radiate; ray florets female, 1(-2)-seriate, rays longer than pappus; disk florets yellow, bisexual. Receptacle flat, naked. Achenes ± terete or flattened. Pappus of a single series of white minutely barbellate setae.

Worldwide: c.150 species, cosmopolitan, but especially N America.

Zimbabwe: 6 taxa.

Erigeron karvinskianus

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

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
bonariensis L.N,W,C,E,S
bonariensis L.[Agg]N,W,C,E,S
canadensis L.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
gouanii L.N,W,C,EDescription, Image
karvinskianus DC.N,C,EDescription, Image
sumatrensis Retz.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Erigeron:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Erigeron
Flora of Malawi: cultivated Erigeron
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Erigeron

External websites:

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

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: Erigeron.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1475, retrieved 24 March 2023

Site software last modified: 12 October 2020 10:31pm (GMT +2)
Terms of use