9411.010 Emilia (Cass.) Cass.

Description of the genus

Herbs. Leaves alternate, sometimes radical. Capitula pedunculate, in loose cymes or solitary, homogamous, discoid or radiate. Calyculus 0. Phyllaries in 1 series. Receptacle without scales. Flowers bisexual. Style branches with an acute appendage. Pappus of copious fine white soft setae.

Worldwide: 100 species in the Old World tropics (3 species now pantropical weeds)

Zimbabwe: 10 taxa.

Emilia brachycephala

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
abyssinica (Sch. Bip. ex A. Rich.) C. Jeffrey var. abyssinica N,C,EDescription, Image
brachycephala (R.E. Fr.) C. JeffreyN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
caespitosa Oliv.?
coccinea (Sims) G. DonN,C,E,SDescription, Image
discifolia (Oliv.) C. JeffreyN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
limosa (O. Hoffm.) C. JeffreyC,EDescription, Image
protracta S. MooreWImage
schinzii (O. Hoffm.) CronWDescription, Image
tenellula (S. Moore) C. JeffreyWImage
transvaalensis (Bolus) C. JeffreyEDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Emilia:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Emilia
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Emilia
Flora of Malawi: Emilia
Flora of Mozambique: Emilia
Flora of Zambia: Emilia

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Emilia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Emilia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Emilia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Emilia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Emilia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Emilia
JSTOR Plant Science: Emilia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Emilia
Plants of the World Online: Emilia
Tropicos: Emilia
Wikipedia: Emilia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Emilia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1553, retrieved 18 June 2024

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