2330.010 Guilleminea Kunth


Description of the genus

Prostrate perennial herbs with entire, opposite leaves. Inflorescences consisting of dense, sessile, axillary ovoid heads. Flowers bisexual, solitary in the axil of each bract, subtended by 2 bracteoles. Sterile flowers 0. Tepals densely woolly, 1-veined, united for about half their length (in ours). Stamens 5. Capsule thin-walled, splitting irregularly. Seed flattened.

Worldwide: 5 species, occuring from southern USA to Argentina; G. densa an increasing tropical weed.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

Guilleminea densa

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
densa (Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.) Moq.MS,MDescription, Image

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Flora of Botswana: Guilleminea
Flora of Caprivi: Guilleminea
Flora of Malawi: Guilleminea
Flora of Zambia: Guilleminea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Guilleminea

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

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: Guilleminea.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=538, retrieved 25 March 2023

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