Mikania 


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2019): Mikania . Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000024282. Accessed on: 21 Nov 2019'

General Information

"Heads discoid, the fls 4, all tubular and perfect; invol narrow, of 4 principal bracts and occasionally a few short outer ones; receptacle small, naked; cor white to pink or ochroleucous; style branches papillate, elongate, linear, acutish, with short ventromarginal stigmatic lines near the base; achenes 5- angled; pappus a single series of numerous capillary bristles, usually connate at base; mostly perennial twining vines, with opposite, simple, usually petiolate lvs and numerous small heads. 200+, mainly trop. Amer."

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    Morphology

    Florets 4; corolla funnelform or tubular opening into a campanulate 5-lobed limb, glabrous, lobes usually glandular; anther appendages large, ovate to triangular; style-arms long, variously twisted and contorted, papillose, distally tapering

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    Climbing shrubs or sub-shrubs

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    Leaves opposite, 3–5(–7)-veined, glandular-punctate beneath

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    Capitula borne on individual stalks, subtended by a sub-involucral bract; phyllaries 4, in 1 series, often swollen at the base; receptacle flat, glabrous

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    Inflorescence cymose to corymbose, much branched

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    Achenes 5-ribbed, glandular; carpopodium usually evident; pappus of barbellate hairs, often connate at base.

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    Included Species

      Bibliography

    • 1 Bremer, Anderberg, Karis & Lundberg in Asterac. Clad. & Class.: 647 (1994)
    • 2 R.M. King & H. Rob., Genera of the Eupatorieae: 419 (1987)
    • 3 B.L. Rob. in Contr. Gray Herb. 104: 55 (1934)
    • 4 Sp. Pl. ed. 4, 3: 1742 (1803), nom. cons .
    • 5 Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005
    • 6 "Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp."

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