9207.000 Acmella Rich.

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Description of the genus

Erect herbs; Leaves opposite, or upper ones alternate; petiolate; lamina ovate, margins toothed; penni-nerved. Inflorescence heads in corymbs or loose panicles, many flowered, involucre, campanulate; bracts imbricate. Flowers corollas tubular, equal regular; Fruit achenes, oblong, 5-angular; scales.

Worldwide: 40 species in tropical America and W indies.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Acmella radicans var. radicans

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radicans (Jacq.) R.K. Jansen var. radicans CDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Acmella:

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Flora of Malawi: Acmella
Flora of Zambia: Acmella

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

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: Acmella.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1902, retrieved 26 June 2019

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