9435.000 Hirpicium Cass.

Rössler, H. (1975) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 5. Subtribe: Gorteriinae. Kirkia 10(1) 73-99

Description of the genus

Herbs. Leaves alternate. Capitula solitary at apex of stems and branches, heterogamous, radiate. Phyllaries connate into an obconic (in ours) involucre; free parts of bracts in several series. Receptacle honeycombed. Ray and disk florets yellow. Achenes villous. Pappus scales in 2 series, or by abortion, in 1 series

Worldwide: 12 species in tropical and South Africa

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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antunesii (O. Hoffm.) RoesslerN

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hirpicium

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Hirpicium.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1564, retrieved 12 August 2020

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