8961.000 Athroisma DC.

Wild, H. (1980) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area, 12. Inuleae (continued). Kirkia 12(1) 23-113

Description of the genus

Herbs (annual in ours) or subshrubs. Leaves alternate, simple and serrate (in ours). Heads are glomerules (i.e. heads of heads); the constituent capitula with 2 filiform female florets and several bisexual disc florets. Receptacle with scales. Pappus 0 or (in ours) a ring of basally connected hairs.

Worldwide: 11 species in Africa, Madagascar and E Asia

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Athroisma stuhlmannii

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stuhlmannii (O. Hoffm.) Mattf.NDescription, Image

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Flora of Zambia: Athroisma

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

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: Athroisma.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1493, retrieved 18 October 2019

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