9336.000 Phymaspermum Less.


Description of the genus

Shrubs. Leaves alternate, linear. Capitula discoid (in ours), in terminal corymbs. Phyllaries in 4-5 rows. Receptacle without scales. Ray florets (if present) female; disk florets bisexual with 5-lobed corolla. Achenes with 10-18 rounded ribs, papillose; apex with a thickened rim. Pappus 0

Worldwide: 18 species in southern (mainly South) Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Phymaspermum bolusii

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bolusii (Hutch.) KällersjöC,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Phymaspermum:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Phymaspermum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Phymaspermum
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Phymaspermum
Wikipedia: Phymaspermum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Phymaspermum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Phymaspermum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Phymaspermum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1542, retrieved 26 May 2022

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