9411.010 Emilia (Cass.) Cass.

Description of the genus

Herbs. Leaves alternate, sometimes radical. Capitula pedunculate, in loose cymes or solitary, homogamous, discoid or radiate. Calyculus 0. Phyllaries in 1 series. Receptacle without scales. Flowers bisexual. Style branches with an acute appendage. Pappus of copious fine white soft setae.

Worldwide: 100 species in the Old World tropics (3 species now pantropical weeds)

Malawi: 9 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
abyssinica (Sch. Bip. ex A. Rich.) C. Jeffrey var. abyssinica Description, Image
basifolia BakerSDescription, Image
caespitosa Oliv.?
coccinea (Sims) G. DonDescription, Image
decipiens C. JeffreyN?
hockii (De Wild.) & Muschl.) C. Jeffrey?
integrifolia Baker NDescription, Image
limosa (O. Hoffm.) C. Jeffrey?Description, Image
vanmeelii LewalréeImage

Other sources of information about Emilia:

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Flora of Botswana: Emilia
Flora of Mozambique: Emilia
Flora of Zambia: Emilia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Emilia

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Emilia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Emilia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Emilia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Emilia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Emilia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Emilia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1553, retrieved 13 July 2020

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