2036.000 Leucospermum R. Br.

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees. Leaves alternate, with apical teeth. Inflorescence a capitulum, axillary, solitary or in groups; involucral bracts small and green, not brightly coloured.

Worldwide: 46 species, mainly South African with one extending to Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Leucospermum saxosum

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saxosum S. Moore[NrEnd]EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Leucospermum:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Leucospermum
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Leucospermum

External websites:

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

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: Leucospermum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=486, retrieved 24 June 2024

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