9332.000 Achillea L.

Clapham, A.R., Tutin, T.G. & Warburg, E.F. (1952) Flora of the British Isles. 1st edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs. Leaves alternate, finely pinnatisect. Capitula in corymbs, heterogamous. Phyllaries many-seriate; margin scarious. Receptacular scales narrow, scarious. Ray florets female, white or pink (in ours) or yellow. Disk florets bisexual, tubular, white or yellow. Achenes strongly flattened, not ribbed; apex truncate. Pappus 0.

Worldwide: 115 species in Eurasia and Mediterranean region

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Achillea millefolium

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millefolium L.C,EDescription, Image

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Flora of Botswana: Achillea
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Achillea

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Achillea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Achillea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Achillea
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iNaturalist: Achillea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Achillea
JSTOR Plant Science: Achillea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Achillea
Plants of the World Online: Achillea
Tropicos: Achillea
Wikipedia: Achillea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Achillea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1541, retrieved 5 December 2023

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