All Floras      Advanced Search
Page 7 Login | eFloras Home | Help
Pakistan | Family List | Dipsacaceae

Pterocephalus Vaill. ex Adanson, Fam. 2:152. 1763. Boiss.,Fl.Or.3:147.18 75; Post,Fl.Syr. Pal.Sin.404.1896; Bobr. in Kom.,Fl.URSS.24:49.1957.

Pterocephalus gedrosiacus

Credit: M.Y. Saleem

Annuals or perennials with simple leaves. Flowering heads subglobose, radiant. Involucral bracts herbaceous, receptacular ones hairy, sometimes lacking. Calyx setae 10-24, plumose. Corolla 5-fid. Stamens 5. Involucel with no pits at the top.

A genus of c. 25 species, distributed from C. Asia to the Himalayas, W. China, Mediterranean and tropical Africa. Represented here by 1 or 2 species.

Lower Taxa

Related Synonym(s):


Related Objects  

Flora of China  
  • Pterocephalus (PDF)
  • PDF

     |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |