9073.000 Pegolettia Cass.

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

Description of the genus

Herbs or suffrutices. Leaves alternate, gland-dotted. Capitula solitary on the branches or borne in a loose panicle. Phyllaries in 2 rows, narrow. Capitula discoid, homogamous; florets all tubular, fertile, 5-lobed. Anther-bases sagittate with long tails; style-arms ± flattened, rounded or obtuse at the apex. Achenes cylindric, 10-12-ribbed. Pappus in 2 rows: outer row shorter with ciliate or lacerate scales; inner of longer barbellate to ± plumose bristles.

Worldwide: 9 species in Africa, Arabia and the Middle east with one species (P. senegalensis) extending to India

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pegolettia
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Wikipedia: Pegolettia

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: Pegolettia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1505, retrieved 27 February 2024

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