8937.000 Tarchonanthus L.

Wild, H. (1968-9) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 2. Inuleae (in part). Kirkia 7(1) 121-135

Description of the genus

Dioecious trees or shrubs. Leaves alternate, persistently tomentose or lanate beneath. Capitula numerous, in terminal or axillary panicles. Capitula unisexual, disciform; receptacle without scales, sometimes with long silky hairs. Phyllaries 1-2-seriate. Male capitula: florets many; corolla longer than female florets; lobes recurved; ovary abortive or rudimentary; pappus 0. Female capitula: florets 1-3-flowered; anthers 0; achenes woolly; pappus 0.

Worldwide: 2 species in Africa and Arabia.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tarchonanthus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tarchonanthus

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Tarchonanthus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1483, retrieved 8 February 2023

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