9432.030 Haplocarpha Less.

Description of the genus

Perennial acaulescent herbs, from woody rootstocks. Leaves radical, entire to pinnatifid. Scapes with a single terminal capitulum. Capitula heterogamous, radiate. Phyllaries few-many-seriate. Receptacle shallowly fimbriate alveolate. Outer florets female; inner bisexual. Corolla yellow. Achenes turbinate, with a basal coma of hairs. Pappus 2-several-seriate; inner of delicate scales; outer smaller

Worldwide: 8 species from Africa.

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Haplocarpha scaposa

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
nervosa (Thunb.) BeauverdEDescription, Image
scaposa Harv.W,C,E,SDescription, Image

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Other sources of information about Haplocarpha:

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

External websites:

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

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: Haplocarpha.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1562, retrieved 14 April 2024

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