9192.010 Sphagneticola O. Hoffm.



Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. A concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., New York

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

Description of the genus

Perennial herb with (in ours) ± prostrate stems rooting at the nodes. Leaves opposite, entire, toothed or (usually) lobed. Phyllaries in 2-3 rows. Capitula radiate, solitary on long peduncles; ray florets female, fertile; rays yellow to orange-yellow; disk florets bisexual, yellow to orange-yellow. Receptacle bearing scales. Achenes irregularly tuberculate, minutely hairy in upper part, with 1-2 caducous aristae. Pappus cup-shaped with 1-2 awns or none.

Worldwide: 100 species in tropical and warm regions of the world

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Sphagneticola trilobata

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

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
trilobata (L.) PruskiDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Sphagneticola:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Sphagneticola
Flora of Malawi: cultivated Sphagneticola
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Sphagneticola
Flora of Zimbabwe: Sphagneticola
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Sphagneticola

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Sphagneticola
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Sphagneticola
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Sphagneticola
Wikipedia: Sphagneticola
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Sphagneticola
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Sphagneticola

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: Sphagneticola.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1521, retrieved 29 March 2023

Site software last modified: 12 October 2020 11:11pm
Terms of use