9411.050 Kleinia Mill.

Description of the genus

Succulent perennial herbs, often glaucous. Leaves alternate, usually entire. Capitula usually homogamous, discoid, 1-many in an inflorescence. Phyllaries 1-seriate. Calyculus usually present, less often 0. Receptacle flat, lacking scales. Flowers tubular, 5-toothed; style arms appendaged. Achenes without a beak. Pappus of bristles in several series.

Worldwide: c.40 species from the Canary Is, tropical and South Africa, Madagascar, Arabia to Sri Lanka

Zimbabwe: 5 taxa.

Kleinia chimanimaniensis

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
chimanimaniensis Van Jaarsv.[NrEnd]C,E,SDescription, Image
fulgens Hook. f.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
garciana (Schltr.) TorreN,W,C,EDescription, Image
longiflora DC.W,E,SDescription, Image
sp.no.1 (Leach 7165)SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Kleinia:

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Flora of Botswana: Kleinia
Flora of Malawi: Kleinia
Flora of Mozambique: Kleinia
Flora of Zambia: Kleinia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Kleinia

External websites:

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

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: Kleinia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1554, retrieved 8 February 2023

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