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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External websites:

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

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: Brachycome., retrieved 3 June 2023

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