Pseudoconyza Cuatrec.

BLUMEA P.P. sensu auct.

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

Aromatic annual herb; stems without resin ducts. Leaves alternate, dentate, slightly auriculate but not decurrent. Capitula disciform in lax corymbs; flowers mauve. Receptacle without scales. Outer florets female, filifom, 3-toothed; inner florets bisexual, 5-lobed. Anthers with long distinct tails. Style 2-fid; branches with obtuse sweeping hairs reaching below the fork. Achenes cylindric, hairy, without resin ducts. Pappus of free barbellate bristles; each bristle with appressed teeth.

Worldwide: 1 species, a pantropical weed.

Botswana: 1 taxon.

Pseudoconyza viscosa

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
viscosa (Mill.) D'ArcyNDescription, Image

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

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pseudoconyza
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pseudoconyza
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Tropicos: Pseudoconyza
Wikipedia: Pseudoconyza

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: Pseudoconyza., retrieved 20 May 2024

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