8930.000 Chrysocoma L.

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

Description of the genus

Shrublets. Leaves ericoid, alternate, sessile, linear to oblanceolate, entire, rarely dentate. Capitula discoid, or rarely radiate, usually solitary and terminal, sometimes corymbose, pedunculate. Involucre campanulate; phyllaries in 4 rows, imbricate with membranous margins. Receptacle flat or convex, sometimes honeycombed. Ray florets, if present, female, yellow or blue. Disc florets yellow; tube often gradually widened above, 5-lobed. Pappus in 2 rows; outer row of short, acute to obtuse scales, basally weakly united, rarely reduced to a ring.

Worldwide: 18 species in southern Africa: South Africa, Mozambique and Namibia

Mozambique: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
mozambicensis Ehr.BayerGI,M
tenuifolia Berg.GI,M

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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: Chrysocoma.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2220, retrieved 12 August 2020

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