8738.000 Centratherum Cass.

Kirkman, L.K. (1981) Taxonomic revision of Centratherum and Phyllocephalum (Compositae: Vernonieae) Rhodora 83 14

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs or small shrubs. Leaves alternate. Inflorescence terminal on axillary branches. Capitula hemispherical, solitary or in clusters of 2-3, homogamous; disk florets bisexual, purple to blue. Phyllaries in several series; outer leaf-like, inner membranous. Receptacular scales 0. Achenes 8-10-ribbed. Pappus a row of bristles.

Worldwide: 2 species

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Centratherum punctatum subsp. punctatum

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punctatum Cass. subsp. punctatum C,EImage

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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Centratherum

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Centratherum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Centratherum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Centratherum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Centratherum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Centratherum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Centratherum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1587, retrieved 21 April 2019

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