9192.010 Sphagneticola O. Hoffm.



Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. A concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., New York

Leistner, O.A. (ed.) (2000) Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera Strelitzia 10

Description of the genus

Perennial herb with (in ours) ± prostrate stems rooting at the nodes. Leaves opposite, entire, toothed or (usually) lobed. Phyllaries in 2-3 rows. Capitula radiate, solitary on long peduncles; ray florets female, fertile; rays yellow to orange-yellow; disk florets bisexual, yellow to orange-yellow. Receptacle bearing scales. Achenes irregularly tuberculate, minutely hairy in upper part, with 1-2 caducous aristae. Pappus cup-shaped with 1-2 awns or none.

Worldwide: 100 species in tropical and warm regions of the world

Malawi: 1 cultivated taxon.

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Flora of Malawi: Sphagneticola
Flora of Mozambique: Sphagneticola
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Sphagneticola
Flora of Zimbabwe: Sphagneticola
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Sphagneticola

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Sphagneticola
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Sphagneticola
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Sphagneticola
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iNaturalist: Sphagneticola
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Sphagneticola
JSTOR Plant Science: Sphagneticola
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Sphagneticola
Plants of the World Online: Sphagneticola
Tropicos: Sphagneticola
Wikipedia: Sphagneticola

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Cultivated plants: genus page: Sphagneticola.
https://www.malawiflora.com/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1521, retrieved 18 April 2024

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