8816.010 Stomatanthes R.M. King & H. Rob.

Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005) Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs. Leaves alternate. Capitula discoid with few (4-5) florets per capitulum. Phyllaries many. Receptacle glabrous. Corolla white. Achenes 5-8-ribbed, usually bristly and glandular. Pappus of persistent scabrid bristles.

Worldwide: 12 species in Brazil, Uruguay and tropical Africa

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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africanus (Oliv. & Hiern) R.M. King & H. Rob.N,C,SDescription, Image

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Stomatanthes
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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Stomatanthes
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iNaturalist: Stomatanthes
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Stomatanthes
JSTOR Plant Science: Stomatanthes
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Stomatanthes
Plants of the World Online: Stomatanthes
Tropicos: Stomatanthes
Wikipedia: Stomatanthes

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Stomatanthes.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1469, retrieved 1 October 2023

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