9096.000 Anisopappus Hook. & Arn.

Ortiz, S., Paiva, J.A.R. & Rodriguez-Oubina, J. (1996) An Outline of the Genus Anisopappus (Hook. & Arn. (Compositae) Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 54 378-391

Wild, H. (1963) A Revision of the Genus Anisopappus Hook. & Arn. (Compositae) Kirkia 4 45-73

Wild, H. (1980) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area, 12. Inuleae (continued). Kirkia 12(1) 23-113

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs usually with scattered golden glands. Leaves alternate, simple, entire, lobed or pinnatisect. Capitula in terminal corymbs or solitary. Phyllaries in 3-5 series. Receptacular scales present, ± clasping the disk florets and (in ours) rolled inwards lengthways. Female marginal florets tubular and glandular below, bearing a yellow ligule. Inner florets bisexual, 5-lobed, with ellipsoid or subcylindric achenes. Pappus variable, sometimes 0.

Worldwide: c. 30 species in tropical and South Africa; one species in China

Malawi: 5 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
chinensis (L.) Hook. f. & Arn. subsp. africanus (Hook. f.) Ortiz & PaivaC,S
chinensis (L.) Hook. f. & Arn. subsp. chinensis var. buchwaldii (O.Hoffm.) S.Ortiz, Paiva & Rodr.OubiñaNDescription, Image
chinensis (L.) Hook. f. & Arn. subsp. chinensis var. dentatus (DC.) S.Ortiz, Paiva & Rodr.OubiñaN,C,S
chinensis (L.) Hook. f. & Arn. subsp. chinensis var. chinensis N
kirkii (Oliv.) BrenanC,SDescription, Image

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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: Anisopappus.
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