8923.000 Psiadia Jacq.

Leistner, O.A. (ed.) (2000) Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera Strelitzia 10

Wild, H. (1975) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 4. Astereae. Kirkia 10(1) 1-72

Description of the genus

Shrubs; stems and leaves viscid and shiny at least when young. Leaves alternate, petiolate, linear to lanceolate. Inflorescence of pedunculate corymbose cymes. Phyllaries in 3-5 rows. Capitula disciform or shortly radiate; disk florets male, yellow; ray-florets female, in several rows, yellow. Achenes narrowly turbinate. Pappus of 1 row of barbellate bristles, shortly connate at the base.

Worldwide: 60 species in the tropics of the Old World

Mozambique: 2 taxa.

Psiadia punctulata

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
dodoneaifolia SteetzN
punctulata (DC.) Oliv. & Hiern ex VatkeN,GI,MImage

Other sources of information about Psiadia:

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Flora of Botswana: Psiadia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Psiadia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Psiadia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1478, retrieved 4 December 2023

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