Jeffreya Wild

Pope, G.V. (1992) Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1)

Description of the genus

Herb. Leaves proximally opposite, distally alternate, linear. Capitula terminal, solitary, heterogamous and radiate; receptacle flat to conical; phyllaries 1–2-seriate. Ray florets 1-seriate, female; disc florets numerous, hermaphrodite, proximally cylindric, more distally campanulate and with 5 teeth. Fruit achenes ellipsoid, slightly compressed, smooth and glabrous but for slightly ribbed margins; pappus absent or a minute annular rim.

Worldwide: 2 species in tropical Africa.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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palustris (O. Hoffm.) WildN

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Jeffreya
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Jeffreya
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Jeffreya
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Tropicos: Jeffreya
Wikipedia: Jeffreya

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: Jeffreya., retrieved 29 November 2023

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