Enydra Lour.

First published in Fl. Cochinch. 2: 510 (1790)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropics & Subtropics.

Descriptions

Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

Morphology General Habit
Perennial herbs of wet habitats
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula axillary, sessile or subsessile, radiate or disciform; involucre with 4–6 phyllaries in opposite pairs, the outer leafy; paleae sheathing the florets
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets in 1–several rows, female, the ray short, 3–4-dentate, or absent; disc florets hermaphrodite, fertile or the innermost sterile, tubular, 5-lobed; anthers obtuse at base, with terminal appendage; style arms linear, puberulous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes surrounded by paleae, oblong, compressed; pappus absent.
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Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0