Metalasia of the Southern Cape

Metalasia of the Southern Cape

Metalasia of the Southern Cape - Southern Africa : Metalasia is a genus in the family Asteraceae, tribe Gnaphalieae (everlastings with papery, transparent bracts) They are shrubs, often with woolly stems and narrow leaves. The involucral bracts are in several rows, the florets all alike and the pappus a

Metalasia is a genus in the family Asteraceae, tribe Gnaphalieae (everlastings with papery, transparent bracts) They are shrubs, often with woolly stems and narrow leaves. The involucral bracts are in several rows, the florets all alike and the pappus a row of plumose bristles. The fruit narrows and both ends but does not have long twin hairs.

The purpose of this project is to group the postings in the area to help with identification.

23 Aug 2016
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