8785.000 Adenostemma J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.

Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005) Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa

Description of the genus

Herbs. Leaves opposite, dentate or ± entire. Capitula in lax corymbose panicles, homogamous, discoid. Involucre campanulate or hemispheric, ± connate at base. Phyllaries c.3-seriate. Receptacular scales 0. Corolla tubular, 5-lobed, white or mauve. Achenes 3-5-angled. Pappus of 3-5 short, rigid, gland-tipped lobes. For this genus, we have followed the account by S.A.L. Smith in FTEA Compositae (Part 3).

Worldwide: 24 species in tropical America and Africa

Zambia: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
caffrum DC.McDescription, Image
mauritianum DC.Cb,WDescription, Image
viscosum J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.NDescription, Image

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Flora of Botswana: Adenostemma
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Flora of Malawi: Adenostemma
Flora of Mozambique: Adenostemma
Flora of Zimbabwe: Adenostemma

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Adenostemma.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1467, retrieved 19 September 2019

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