9061.000 Inula L.

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

Description of the genus

Robust perennial herbs (in ours). Leaves alternate, simple. Capitula homogamous with 0 ray florets or heterogamous and radiate with ray florets female; disk florets bisexual. Phyllaries many-seriate. Receptacular scales 0. Achenes ± cylindric, 4-12-ribbed. Pappus 1-seriate, setaceous; setae few or many, often unequal.

Worldwide: c. 90 species occurring in the temperate and warm regions of the Old World

Zambia: 3 taxa.

Inula glomerata

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
glomerata Oliv. & HiernN,W,C,SC,LkDescription, Image
paludosa O. Hoffm.N,W
robynsii De Wild.N

Other sources of information about Inula:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Inula
Flora of Malawi: Inula
Flora of Mozambique: Inula
Flora of Zimbabwe: Inula

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Inula
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Inula
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Inula
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iNaturalist: Inula
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Inula
JSTOR Plant Science: Inula
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Inula
Plants of the World Online: Inula
Tropicos: Inula
Wikipedia: Inula

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: Inula.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1502, retrieved 18 July 2024

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