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: 6 taxa.

Erigeron karvinskianus

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
bonariensis L.S
bonariensis L.[Agg]N,C,S
canadensis L.SDescription, Image
karvinskianus DC.N,C,SDescription, Image
steudelii (Sch.Bip. ex A.Rich.) Sch.Bip. ex Schweinf.N
sumatrensis Retz.N,C,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Erigeron:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Erigeron
Flora of Caprivi: Erigeron
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Erigeron
Flora of Malawi: cultivated Erigeron
Flora of Mozambique: Erigeron
Flora of Zambia: Erigeron
Flora of Zimbabwe: Erigeron
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Erigeron

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Erigeron
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Erigeron
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Erigeron
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Erigeron
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Erigeron
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Erigeron
JSTOR Plant Science: Erigeron
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Erigeron
Plants of the World Online: Erigeron
Tropicos: Erigeron
Wikipedia: Erigeron

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: Erigeron.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1475, retrieved 3 October 2023

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