9411.010 Emilia (Cass.) Cass.

Description of the genus

Herbs. Leaves alternate, sometimes radical. Capitula pedunculate, in loose cymes or solitary, homogamous, discoid or radiate. Calyculus 0. Phyllaries in 1 series. Receptacle without scales. Flowers bisexual. Style branches with an acute appendage. Pappus of copious fine white soft setae.

Worldwide: 100 species in the Old World tropics (3 species now pantropical weeds)

Zambia: 17 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
abyssinica (Sch. Bip. ex A. Rich.) C. Jeffrey var. abyssinica LkDescription, Image
basifolia BakerNMcDescription, Image
brachycephala (R.E. Fr.) C. JeffreyNDescription, Image
caespitosa Oliv.N,CC
coccinea (Sims) G. DonN,W,C,EDescription, Image
discifolia (Oliv.) C. Jeffrey?Description, Image
fugax C. JeffreyN?
hockii (De Wild.) & Muschl.) C. JeffreyN
integrifolia Baker N,C,EN,Mc,CDescription, Image
juncea RobynsS
leucantha C. JeffreyN
limosa (O. Hoffm.) C. JeffreyNDescription, Image
lisowskiana C. JeffreyN?
protracta S. MooreSLk,WImage
tenellula (S. Moore) C. Jeffrey?Image
vanmeelii LewalréeImage
violacea CronquistN?

Other sources of information about Emilia:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Emilia
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Emilia
Flora of Malawi: Emilia
Flora of Mozambique: Emilia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Emilia

External websites:

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

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: Emilia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1553, retrieved 24 June 2024

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