9232.000 Chrysanthellum Rich.

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

Description of the genus

Annual herbs. Leaves alternate, divided. Capitula radiate, heterogamous. Phyllaries 1-2-seriate; ± membranous. Receptacular scales flat. Ray florets female; disk bisexual. Rays yellow or orange-yellow. Achenes oblong-cylindric, with a thick pale margin. Pappus 0 or reduced to a minute disk.

Worldwide: 13 species in N and Central America, especially Mexico; the Galapagos and one pantropical weed (C. americanum)

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
indicum DC. subsp. afro-americanum B.L. TurnerC,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Chrysanthellum:

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

External websites:

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

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: Chrysanthellum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1531, retrieved 27 February 2024

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