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Genus: Inula

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid II > Family: Asteraceae > Tribe: Inuleae

About 100 species, native to Europe, Africa and Asia with two species native to southern Africa and three species cultivated.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of southern Africa - an online checklist (SANBI), Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Inula glomerata

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Inula paniculata

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Other species, cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Inula cuspidata

Native to India.

 

Inula helenium (Elecampane)

Native to central Asia.

 

Inula orientalis

Native to Turkey and the Caucasus.

 

 


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