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)

Botswana: 3 taxa.

Emilia schinzii

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
schinzii (O. Hoffm.) CronSEDescription, Image
tenellula (S. Moore) C. Jeffrey?Image
transvaalensis (Bolus) C. JeffreyDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Emilia:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Emilia
Flora of Malawi: Emilia
Flora of Mozambique: Emilia
Flora of Zambia: Emilia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Emilia

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Emilia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Emilia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Emilia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Emilia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Emilia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Emilia
JSTOR Plant Science: Emilia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Emilia
Plants of the World Online: Emilia
Tropicos: Emilia
Wikipedia: Emilia

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: Emilia.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1553, retrieved 25 June 2024

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