9232.000 Chrysanthellum Rich.

Wild, H. (1967) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 1. Heliantheae. Kirkia 6(1) 1-62

Description of the genus

Annual herbs. Leaves alternate, divided. Capitula radiate, heterogamous. Phyllaries 1-2-seriate; ± membranous. Receptacular scales flat. Ray florets female; disk bisexual. Rays yellow or orange-yellow. Achenes oblong-cylindric, with a thick pale margin. Pappus 0 or reduced to a minute disk.

Worldwide: 13 species in N and Central America, especially Mexico; the Galapagos and one pantropical weed (C. americanum)

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Chrysanthellum indicum subsp. afro-americanum

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indicum DC. subsp. afro-americanum B.L. TurnerW,CDescription, Image

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

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: Chrysanthellum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1531, retrieved 24 April 2019

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