Inezia (plant)

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Inezia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Anthemideae[1]
Genus: Inezia
E.Phillips
Species: I. integrifolia
Type species
Inezia integrifolia
(Klatt) E.Phillips

Inezia is a genus of South African plants in the sunflower family.[2][3]

Etymology[edit]

The genus name honours Inez Clare Verdoorn (1896-1989), a South African taxonomist.

Description[edit]

The species Inezia integrifolia was first described by Klatt as Lidbeckia integrifolia and occurs in Mpumalanga and Swaziland. It is described by Phillips as "a perennial herb with unbranched stems from a woody rootstock; leaves alternate, linear to lanceolate, punctate, pilose; heads solitary, terminal, peduncled."[4]

Species[1][5]
  1. Inezia integrifolia (Klatt) E.Phillips - Mpumalanga, Swaziland[6]
  2. Inezia speciosa Brusse - Limpopo[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist
  2. ^ Edwin Percy Phillips. 1932. Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information Kew 1932: 297.
  3. ^ Tropicos, Inezia E. P. Phillips
  4. ^ The Genera of South African Flowering Plants - E. Percy Phillips (Pretoria, 1951)
  5. ^ The Plant List search for Inezia
  6. ^ Red List of South African Plants, Inezia integrifolia (Klatt) E.Phillips
  7. ^ Red List of South African Plants, Inezia speciosa Brusse