9405.030 Solanecio (Sch. Bip.) Walp.

Description of the genus

Climber, shrub or small tree. Leaves dentate to pinnatifid, sometimes succulent. Capitula discoid, calyculate, borne in paniculate-corymbose inflorescences. Florets yellow. Receptacle without scales. Style arm apices truncate, with a central tuft of fused papillae. Ovary cell walls with compound drusiform crystals. Achenes ribbed. Pappus of many fine bristles.

Worldwide: c. 16 species in tropical Africa, Madagascar and Yemen.

Malawi: 2 taxa.

Solanecio mannii

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
angulatus (Vahl) C. JeffreyS (other?)Description, Image
mannii (Hook. f.) C. JeffreyN,C,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Solanecio:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Solanecio
Flora of Mozambique: Solanecio
Flora of Zambia: Solanecio
Flora of Zimbabwe: Solanecio

External websites:

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

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: Solanecio.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1549, retrieved 8 December 2023

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