9083.000 Philyrophyllum O. Hoffm.

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

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

Description of the genus

Perennial herb. Leaves alternate, petiolate, glandular-hairy; margin dentate. Capitula radiate, borne in loose corymbs. Involucre campanulate; phyllaries in 4 rows. Receptacle flat with linear scales as long as the disk florets. Ray florets female, yellow; pappus a crown of scales. Disk florets bisexual, yellow, 5-lobed, the lobes strongly bent backwards; achenes sparsely hairy; pappus of few barbellate bristles in 1 row and a crown of scales.

Derivation of name: Philyro -lime tree (Gr); phyllon - leaf (Gr); "leaves like a lime tree".

Worldwide: 1 species, occurring in southern Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Philyrophyllum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Philyrophyllum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Philyrophyllum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1507, retrieved 25 October 2021

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