8957.010 Neojeffreya Cabrera


Wild, H. (1980) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area, 12. Inuleae (continued). Kirkia 12(1) 23-113

Description of the genus

Grey-pubescent herbs. Leaves sessile, alternate, decurrent down the stem; margin entire or dentate. Capitula small, heterogamous, crowded into small clusters terminal on the branches or in the upper leaf axils. Corolla sordid-whitish. Involucre ovoid or campanulate. Phyllaries few-seriate; outer shorter; inner pubescent, deciduous with the flowers; apex subulate or caudate. Receptacle (in ours) with aristate, plumose, scales. Outer female florets filiform, 2-3-dentate. Bisexual disk florets few, tubular, 5-lobed. Achenes small, 4-5-sided. Pappus of numerous minutely barbellate setae.

Derivation of name: after Charles Jeffrey, botanist at Kew (1934-).

Worldwide: 1 species in Africa and Madagascar

Zambia: 1 taxon.

Neojeffreya decurrens

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
decurrens (L.) CabreraN,W,C,SDescription, Image

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Neojeffreya.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1492, retrieved 13 June 2024

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