Pertya

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Pertya' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/pertya/). Accessed 2021-11-30.

Family

  • Compositae

Species in genus

Glossary

imbricate
Overlapping.

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Pertya' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/pertya/). Accessed 2021-11-30.

A genus of a few species of herbs and shrubs ranging from India to Japan. Flower-heads solitary or arranged in racemes or panicles; florets all tubular, the corollas deeply divided into five segments. Involucres with numerous imbricate membranous or leathery bracts. Named in honour of J. A. Maximilian Perty, Swiss naturalist, 1804-84.