9222.000 Guizotia Cass.

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

Description of the genus

Perennial, scabrid herbs (in ours). Leaves opposite, rarely ternate, simple, sessile. Capitula hemispheric, in few-flowered cymes, radiate, heterogamous. Phyllaries 2-seriate, the outer foliaceous, the inner merging in to the receptacular scales. Ray florets female, fertile; rays golden-yellow, 3-dentate; disk florets bisexual, fertile. Receptacular scales obovate. Achenes ± tetragonous. Pappus 0.

Worldwide: 6 species in warm areas of Africa

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Guizotia
Flora of Mozambique: Guizotia
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Flora of Zimbabwe: Guizotia

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

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: Guizotia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1528, retrieved 15 July 2024

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