Felicia (genus)

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Felicia
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Hybrid Felicia
'Cape Town Blue'
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Astereae[1]
Genus: Felicia
Cass.
Type species
Felicia tenella[2]
(L.) Nees
Synonyms[1]

Felicia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae native to open, sunny habitats in southern Africa, parts of tropical Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.[3][2]

Some species, notably F. amelloides, are cultivated as ornamental plants for their abundant daisy-like composite flowers, which are usually in shades of blue with prominent yellow disc florets.[4]

Species[1][5]
  1. Felicia abyssinica
  2. Felicia aculeata
  3. Felicia aethiopica
  4. Felicia alba
  5. Felicia amelloides
  6. Felicia annectens
  7. Felicia anthemidodes
  8. Felicia australis
  9. Felicia bampsiana
  10. Felicia bechuanica
  11. Felicia bellidioides
  12. Felicia bergeriana
  13. Felicia boehmii
  14. Felicia brevifolia
  15. Felicia burkei
  16. Felicia caespitosa
  17. Felicia cana
  18. Felicia canaliculata
  19. Felicia clavipilosa
  20. Felicia comptonii
  21. Felicia cymbalariae
  22. Felicia cymbalarioides
  23. Felicia dentata
  24. Felicia denticulata
  25. Felicia deserti
  26. Felicia diffusa
  27. Felicia drakensbergensis
  28. Felicia dregei
  29. Felicia dubia
  30. Felicia ebracteata
  31. Felicia echinata
  32. Felicia elongata
  33. Felicia erigeroides
  34. Felicia esterhuyseniae
  35. Felicia fascicularis
  36. Felicia ferulacea
  37. Felicia filifolia
  38. Felicia flanaganii
  39. Felicia flava
  40. Felicia fruticosa
  41. Felicia grantii
  42. Felicia gunillae
  43. Felicia heterophylla
  44. Felicia hirsuta
  45. Felicia hirta
  46. Felicia hispida
  47. Felicia josephinae
  48. Felicia joubertinae
  49. Felicia lasiocarpa
  50. Felicia linearis
  51. Felicia linifolia
  52. Felicia macrorrhiza
  53. Felicia merxmuelleri
  54. Felicia microcephala
  55. Felicia microsperma
  56. Felicia minima
  57. Felicia monocephala
  58. Felicia mossamedensis
  59. Felicia muricata
  60. Felicia nigrescens
  61. Felicia nordenstamii
  62. Felicia odorata
  63. Felicia oleosa
  64. Felicia ovata
  65. Felicia petiolata
  66. Felicia petitiana
  67. Felicia puberula
  68. Felicia quinquenervia
  69. Felicia rogersii
  70. Felicia rosulata
  71. Felicia scabrida
  72. Felicia serrata
  73. Felicia smaragdina
  74. Felicia stenophylla
  75. Felicia tenella
  76. Felicia tenera
  77. Felicia tsitsikamae
  78. Felicia venusta
  79. Felicia welwitschii
  80. Felicia westae
  81. Felicia whitehillensis
  82. Felicia wrightii
  83. Felicia zeyheri

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist
  2. ^ a b Tropicos, Felicia Cass.
  3. ^ Cassini, Alexandre Henri Gabriel de. 1818. Bulletin des Sciences, par la Societe Philomatique 1818: 165in French
  4. ^ RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley. 2008. p. 1136. ISBN 1405332964. 
  5. ^ Ortiz, S. (2007). "A new species of Felicia L. (Asteraceae, Astereae) from South Africa". Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 154 (4): 545–8. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2007.00672.x. 

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