8943.000 Pechuel-Loeschea O. Hoffm.

Leistner, O.A. (ed.) (2000) Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera Strelitzia 10

Wild, H. (1968-9) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 2. Inuleae (in part). Kirkia 7(1) 121-135

Description of the genus

Greyish-tomentose shrub to 2 m. Leaves alternate, sessile, entire, not decurrent. Inflorescence a loose corymb. Phyllaries in c.4 rows. Capitula disciform; inner florets bisexual, purple; marginal florets female, in one row, filiform, purple. Receptacle without scales. Achenes ellipsoid, hairy. Pappus well-developed, consisting of 1 row of basally connate bristles.

Derivation of name: named after a German photographer, E. Pechuel-Loesche

Worldwide: 1 species occurring in Botswana, Namibia, South Africa (Limpopo, Mpumalanga, and Northern Cape), Eswatini and Zimbabwe.

Botswana: 1 taxon.

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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: Pechuel-Loeschea.
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