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This genus is accepted, and its native range is E. Tropical Africa.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Woody herbs or shrubs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula heterogamous, disciform; florets few per head, the heads combined in dense subglobose cymes; cymes organized in fairly dense corymbs; corymbs terminal on densely leafy branches, briefly stalked; receptacle epaleate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Florets few per capitulum; outer or female florets with the filiform tube unequally 4–5-lobed, the lobes minute, style with filiform branches; inner or hermaphrodite florets hardly widening, 5-lobed, anthers briefly tailed, with a short distal appendage, style with closely parallel branches, densely papillose over its upper half
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes oblong, pilose; pappus absent or of a few minute hairs.

Native to:

Kenya, Tanzania

Triplocephalum O.Hoffm. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(5): 389 (1894)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Anderb. in Plant Syst. & Evol. 176: 168 (1991)
  • E.J. 20: 231 (1894)
  • in E.P. 4, 5: 389 (1893)
  • in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 303 (1994)

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0