9572.000 Hypochaeris L.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial, scapose, herbs, with latex. Leaves mostly basal, entire to sinuate-dentate or pinnatifid. Capitula in lax corymb-like cymes. Receptacular scales present. Corollas yellow (in ours). Achenes, at least the inner, beaked. Pappus setae, at least the inner, plumose.

Worldwide: c. 60 species in Europe, Asia, N Africa and S America

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Hypochaeris radicata

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radicata L.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Hypochaeris:

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Flora of Mozambique: Hypochaeris

External websites:

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

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: Hypochaeris.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1573, retrieved 6 June 2023

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