9166.000 Eclipta L.

Wild, H. (1967) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 1. Heliantheae. Kirkia 6(1) 1-62

Description of the genus

Annual herbs. Leaves opposite. Capitula axillary or terminal, solitary or in pairs, heterogamous, radiate; ray florets female or sterile; disk florets bisexual and fertile.

Worldwide: 4 species in warm regions

Malawi: 1 taxon.

Eclipta prostrata

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
prostrata (L.) L.N,C,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Eclipta:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Eclipta
Flora of Caprivi: Eclipta
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Eclipta
Flora of Mozambique: Eclipta
Flora of Zambia: Eclipta
Flora of Zimbabwe: Eclipta

External websites:

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

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: Genus page: Eclipta.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1517, retrieved 21 February 2024

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