9262.000 Hypericophyllum Steetz

Pope, G.V. (1975) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 6. Helenieae. Kirkia 10(1) 101-121

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs. Leaves simple, opposite, sessile. Peduncles thickened below the capitula. Capitula homogamous, ray florets 0. Phyllaries in 3-5 series; outer ± broadly ovate, inner longer and narrower. Receptacle without scales. Corolla orange-red (in ours), deeply 5-lobed at apex. Achenes longitudinally ribbed, sometimes 4-5-angled, strigose to hispid. Pappus 1-seriate, of numerous, usually hooked, bristles.

Worldwide: 7 species in tropical Africa

Malawi: 3 taxa.

Hypericophyllum compositarum

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
angolense (O. Hoffm.) N.E. Br.N,SDescription, Image
compositarum SteetzN,SDescription, Image
elatum (O. Hoffm.) N.E. Br.N

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Hypericophyllum
Flora of Mozambique: Hypericophyllum
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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Hypericophyllum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Hypericophyllum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Hypericophyllum
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iNaturalist: Hypericophyllum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hypericophyllum
JSTOR Plant Science: Hypericophyllum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hypericophyllum
Plants of the World Online: Hypericophyllum
Tropicos: Hypericophyllum
Wikipedia: Hypericophyllum

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: Hypericophyllum.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1535, retrieved 10 December 2023

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