9405.030 Solanecio (Sch. Bip.) Walp.

Description of the genus

Climber, shrub or small tree. Leaves dentate to pinnatifid, sometimes succulent. Capitula discoid, calyculate, borne in paniculate-corymbose inflorescences. Florets yellow. Receptacle without scales. Style arm apices truncate, with a central tuft of fused papillae. Ovary cell walls with compound drusiform crystals. Achenes ribbed. Pappus of many fine bristles.

Worldwide: c. 16 species in tropical Africa, Madagascar and Yemen.

Zambia: 3 taxa.

Solanecio mannii

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

SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
angulatus (Vahl) C. JeffreyB,N,W,C,SCb,N,C,Lk,S,WDescription, Image
cydoniifolius (O. Hoffm.) C. JeffreyN
mannii (Hook. f.) C. JeffreyN,WNw,Cb,Lp,N,McDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Solanecio:

Our websites:

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

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Solanecio
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Solanecio
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Solanecio
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Solanecio
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Solanecio
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Solanecio
JSTOR Plant Science: Solanecio
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Solanecio
Plants of the World Online: Solanecio
Tropicos: Solanecio
Wikipedia: Solanecio

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Solanecio.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1549, retrieved 28 September 2023

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