9073.000 Pegolettia Cass.

Wild, H. (1980) The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area, 12. Inuleae (continued). Kirkia 12(1) 23-113

Description of the genus

Herbs or suffrutices. Leaves alternate, gland-dotted. Capitula solitary on the branches or borne in a loose panicle. Phyllaries in 2 rows, narrow. Capitula discoid, homogamous; florets all tubular, fertile, 5-lobed. Anther-bases sagittate with long tails; style-arms ± flattened, rounded or obtuse at the apex. Achenes cylindric, 10-12-ribbed. Pappus in 2 rows: outer row shorter with ciliate or lacerate scales; inner of longer barbellate to ± plumose bristles.

Worldwide: 9 species in Africa, Arabia and the Middle east with one species (P. senegalensis) extending to India

Botswana: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
retrofracta (Thunb.) KiesSW
senegalensis Cass.N,SW,SEDescription, Image

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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pegolettia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pegolettia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Pegolettia.
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