9411.010 Emilia (Cass.) Cass.

Description of the genus

Herbs. Leaves alternate, sometimes radical. Capitula pedunculate, in loose cymes or solitary, homogamous, discoid or radiate. Calyculus 0. Phyllaries in 1 series. Receptacle without scales. Flowers bisexual. Style branches with an acute appendage. Pappus of copious fine white soft setae.

Worldwide: 100 species in the Old World tropics (3 species now pantropical weeds)

Mozambique: 10 taxa.

Emilia coccinea

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
abyssinica (Sch. Bip. ex A. Rich.) C. Jeffrey var. abyssinica Description, Image
basifolia BakerTDescription, Image
caespitosa Oliv.?
coccinea (Sims) G. DonN,Z,T,MS,GIDescription, Image
decipiens C. JeffreyN?
discifolia (Oliv.) C. JeffreyMSDescription, Image
integrifolia Baker TDescription, Image
sonchifolia (L.) DC. ex WightN,Z,MSDescription, Image
transvaalensis (Bolus) C. JeffreyMDescription, Image
vanmeelii LewalréeImage

Other sources of information about Emilia:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Emilia
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Emilia
Flora of Malawi: Emilia
Flora of Zambia: Emilia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Emilia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Emilia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1553, retrieved 21 May 2024

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