Matricaria L.
  • Sp. Pl. : 890 (1753)

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2022): Matricaria L. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 28 Nov 2022'

General Information

Heads radiate or discoid, the rays white, pistillate and usually fertile; invol bracts dry, 2–3-seriate, not much imbricate, with ± scarious or hyaline margins; receptacle naked, hemispheric to more often conic or elongate; disk-cors yellow, 4–5-toothed; style-branches flattened, truncate, penicillate; achenes glabrous or roughened, generally nerved on the margins and ventrally, nerveless dorsally; pappus a short crown or none; herbs with alternate, pinnatifid or pinnately dissected lvs and small or middle-sized heads terminating the branches or in a corymbiform infl. 40, N. Hemisphere and S. Afr.

  • Provided by: [B].Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern US and Canada
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    • 1 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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    Asteraceae. The daisy family. World Flora Online Data. 2022.
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