9164.000 Enydra Lour.

Wild, H. (1967) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 1. Heliantheae. Kirkia 6(1) 1-62

Description of the genus

Erect or prostrate herbs of wet places. Leaves opposite, sessile or nearly so. Capitula axillary, sessile or subsessile, heterogamous, radiate. Ray-florets female, fertile, in 1-several rows; disk florets bisexual and fertile or the innermost sterile. Phyllaries 4, leafy, in 2 series of opposite pairs. Rays short, broad, 3-4-dentate; disk-florets tubular, 5-lobed. Achenes oblong, usually flattened, surrounded by the persistent receptacular scales. Pappus 0.

Worldwide: 10 species in warm regions of the world

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Enydra
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Wikipedia: Enydra

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: Enydra.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1516, retrieved 27 February 2024

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