8951.000 Nicolasia S. Moore

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

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Stems sometimes winged. Leaves alternate. Inflorescence a panicle or with solitary capitula on the branch ends. Phyllaries 3-7-rowed, often acuminate or aristate at apex and glandular outside. Capitula heterogamous with bisexual disk-florets and marginal filiform female florets which lack ligules. Receptacular scales 0. Pappus of 5-15 delicate minutely barbellate bristles in all the florets.

Worldwide: 7 species from south-western tropical Africa

Caprivi: 2 taxa.

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costata (Klatt) Thell.
nitens (O. Hoffm.) Eyles

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

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 Caprivi: Genus page: Nicolasia.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1488, retrieved 13 April 2021

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