9351.000 Cotula L. - Buttonweeds

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Leaves alternate, 1-2-pinnatisect (in ours). Capitulum solitary on each peduncle, heterogamous, discoid; marginal florets female, ithout corolla, disk florets bisexual (sometimes sterile) with 4-lobed corolla. Capitula discoid; phyllaries subequal. Receptacle nude. Pappus 0.

Worldwide: 55 species, southern hemisphere (South Africa) to North Africa and Mexico.

Botswana: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Cotula:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Cotula
Flora of Mozambique: Cotula
Flora of Zambia: Cotula
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cotula

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Cotula.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1543, retrieved 26 April 2019

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