8740.000 Erlangea Sch. Bip.

Wild, H. & Pope, G.V. (1977) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 7. Vernonieae (excluding Vernonia). Kirkia 10(2) 339-384

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Stems striately ribbed. Leaves sessile, alternate, entire or serrate. Capitula homogamous and discoid, in lax corymbose cymes. Flowers purple to dark mauve. Achenes c. 4-ribbed, with glandular trichomes sunk in scattered pits between the ribs. Pappus 1-seriate, of caducous setae

Worldwide: 5 species in tropical Africa

Botswana: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
misera (Oliv. & Hiern) S. MooreN,SW,SEDescription, Image
remifolia Wild & G.V.Pope[End][DD]NDescription

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JSTOR Plant Science: Erlangea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Erlangea
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Tropicos: Erlangea
Wikipedia: Erlangea

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 Botswana: Genus page: Erlangea.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1462, retrieved 19 July 2024

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