Rhodanthe

Chamomile sunray Rhodanthe anthemoides, copyright M. Fagg.

Belongs within: Gnaphalieae.

Rhodanthe is an Australian genus of everlasting daisies.

Characters (from Flora of Victoria): Annual or perennial herbs, glabrous or variously hairy. Leaves entire, sessile, mostly alternate. Capitula solitary or clustered, homogamous or heterogamous, discoid or disciform, subtending leaves, if present, grading to involucral bracts; involucral bracts multiseriate, scarious, each with or without an apical, pink, white or yellow, petaloid lamina; receptacle often conical, glabrous or somewhat pilose, mainly ebracteate. Florets bisexual or the innermost functionally male; corolla 5-lobed, lobes sometimes unequal; anthers 5, tailed; style branches truncate to ellipsoid or deltoid. Cypselas obovoid, with few–many, elongated, non-mucilaginous papillae; pappus of basally connate, barbellate to plumose bristles.

<==Rhodanthe
|--R. anthemoidesM99
|--R. charsleyaeM99
|--R. chlorocephalumRL06
|--R. citrinaOS04
|--R. condensataKM08
|--R. corymbifloraM99
|--R. floribundaM99
|--R. humboldtianaKM08
|--R. laevisG04b
|--R. microglossaM99
|--R. moschataM99
|--R. pygmaeaG04b
|--R. pyrethrumGK00
|--R. rubellaG04a
|--R. strictaM99
`--R. tietkensiiM99

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[G04a] Gibson, N. 2004a. Flora and vegetation of the Eastern Goldfields Ranges: part 6. Mt Manning Range. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 87 (2): 35–47.

[G04b] Gibson, N. 2004b. Flora and vegetation of the Eastern Goldfields Ranges: part 7. Middle and South Ironcap, Digger Rock and Hatter Hill. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 87 (2): 49–62.

[GK00] Gibson, N., & G. J. Keighery. 2000. Flora and vegetation of the Byenup-Muir reserve system, south-west Western Australia. CALMScience 3 (3): 323–402.

[KM08] Keighery, G. J., & W. Muir. 2008. Vegetation and vascular flora of Faure Island, Shark Bay, Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 75: 11–19.

[M99] Matthews, M. 1999. Heliothine Moths of Australia: A guide to bollworms and related noctuid groups. CSIRO Publishing.

[OS04] Obbens, F. J., & L. W. Sage. 2004. Vegetation and flora of a diverse upland remnant of the Western Australian wheatbelt (Nature Reserve A21064). Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 87 (1): 19–28.

[RL06] Rafferty, C., & B. B. Lamont. 2006. Food choice by western grey kangaroos among plants grown at different nutrient levels. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 89 (1): 7–12.

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