9406.010 Mikaniopsis Milne-Redh.

Description of the genus

Climbers. Leaves simple, cordate, 5-7-palmately veined, without false stipules at the base of the petiole; the petiole thickened at its base, often remaining after leaf fall. Capitula discoid, heterogamous; outer florets female, inner bisexual. Achenes cylindric, 8-10-ribbed; pappus in 1-3 rows with many bristles.

Worldwide: c. 15 species in tropical Africa

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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tanganyikensis (R.E. Fr.) Milne-Redh.

Other sources of information about Mikaniopsis:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Mikaniopsis
Flora of Zambia: Mikaniopsis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Mikaniopsis

External websites:

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

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: Mikaniopsis.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1551, retrieved 30 November 2023

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