Wollastonia DC. ex Decne.


Zhengyi, W. & Raven, P.H. (2011) Flora of China: vol. 20-21 Asteraceae Missouri Botanical Garden Press

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs or weak shrubs. Leaves opposite, ovate, 3-veined. Synflorescence solitary, terminal capitate or open paniculate cymes; capitula radiate; involucre hemispheric to campanulate; ray florets yellow, corolla yellow. Fruit an achene, 3- or 4-angled. Pappus absent.

Worldwide: 2 species in China

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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biflora (L.) DC.N,M

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External websites:

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

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: Wollastonia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2527, retrieved 5 June 2023

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