9605.000 Crepis L.

Description of the genus

Subscapose perennial herbs (in ours). Leaves radical and rosulate or cauline and alternate. Capitula solitary or arranged in a corymb. Involucre obconic, becoming cylindric-campanulate. Phyllaries 2-several-seriate. Receptacle without scales, pitted. Florets yellow. Achenes ± terete and equal-ribbed, rough with ascending projections on the ribs, distinctly beaked (in ours). Pappus 1-many-seriate of barbellate, persistent setae.

Worldwide: c.200 species in northern temperate zones, southern Africa and South America

Zambia: 1 taxon.

No image yet

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

SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
hypochaeridea (DC.) Thell.N,W,CCb,N,CDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Crepis:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Crepis
Flora of Mozambique: Crepis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Crepis

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Crepis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Crepis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Crepis
Wikipedia: Crepis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Crepis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Crepis

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Crepis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1580, retrieved 10 December 2022

Site software last modified: 12 October 2020 11:16pm
Terms of use