Brachycome Cass.

Description of the genus

Herbs. Leaves in a basal rosette or alternate along the stem; petiole base sheathed; blade entire, toothed or divided in two. Inflorescence either solitary or several usually on long stalks. Ray flowers white, blue, pink or purple; disc flowers yellow. Fruit compressed with four angles and short hairs.

Worldwide: C. 70 species, mainly in Australia and Tasmania

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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mossambicensis Oliv. & Hiern

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Brachycome., retrieved 16 May 2022

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