8901.000 Erigeron L. - Fleabanes

Wild, H. (1975) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 4. Astereae. Kirkia 10(1) 1-72

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Leaves alternate, 3-5-lobed at least below. Capitula terminal on the branches (in ours), heterogamous, radiate; ray florets female, 1(-2)-seriate, rays longer than pappus; disk florets yellow, bisexual. Receptacle flat, naked. Achenes ± terete or flattened. Pappus of a single series of white minutely barbellate setae.

Worldwide: c.150 species, cosmopolitan, but especially N America.

Malawi: 0 cultivated taxa.

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Flora of Malawi: Erigeron
Flora of Zimbabwe: Erigeron
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Erigeron

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Erigeron
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Erigeron
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Erigeron
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Erigeron
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Erigeron

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Cultivated plants: genus page: Erigeron.
https://www.malawiflora.com/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1475, retrieved 12 December 2019

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