9096.000 Anisopappus Hook. & Arn.

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

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs usually with scattered golden glands. Leaves alternate, simple, entire, lobed or pinnatisect. Capitula in terminal corymbs or solitary. Phyllaries in 3-5 series. Receptacular scales present, ± clasping the disk florets and (in ours) rolled inwards lengthways. Female marginal florets tubular and glandular below, bearing a yellow ligule. Inner florets bisexual, 5-lobed, with ellipsoid or subcylindric achenes. Pappus variable, sometimes 0.

Worldwide: c. 30 species in tropical and South Africa; one species in China

Zimbabwe: 7 taxa.

Anisopappus kirkii

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
buchwaldii (O. Hoffm.) Wild subsp. iodotrichus (Brenan) WildE
chinensis (L.) Hook. f. & Arn. subsp. africanus (Hook. f.) Ortiz & PaivaN,W
chinensis (L.) Hook. f. & Arn. subsp. lobatus (Wild) Ortiz & Paiva[End][LR-nt]N,C,E,S
kirkii (Oliv.) BrenanC,EDescription, Image
lastii (O. Hoffm.) Wild subsp. lastii N,E
lastii (O. Hoffm.) Wild subsp. welwitschii (O. Hoffm.) WildC,E
paucidentatus Wild[End][LR-nt]E

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Anisopappus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Anisopappus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Anisopappus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Anisopappus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Anisopappus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1509, retrieved 17 March 2018

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