8923.000 Psiadia Jacq.

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

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

Description of the genus

Shrubs; stems and leaves viscid and shiny at least when young. Leaves alternate, petiolate, linear to lanceolate. Inflorescence of pedunculate corymbose cymes. Phyllaries in 3-5 rows. Capitula disciform or shortly radiate; disk florets male, yellow; ray-florets female, in several rows, yellow. Achenes narrowly turbinate. Pappus of 1 row of barbellate bristles, shortly connate at the base.

Worldwide: 60 species in the tropics of the Old World

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Psiadia punctulata

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
punctulata (DC.) Oliv. & Hiern ex VatkeN,W,E,SImage

Other sources of information about Psiadia:

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Flora of Botswana: Psiadia
Flora of Mozambique: Psiadia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Psiadia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1478, retrieved 19 July 2019

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