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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Niger to Tanzania, Tropical & Subtropical Asia to W. Pacific.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual or perennial herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate or sometimes opposite or rosulate, pinnatisect or simple
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula solitary or few together, radiate; involucre 1–4-seriate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets female or neuter, yellow-white or purple; disc florets often functionally male, often 4-lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes compressed; pappus of 2 aristae or a crown.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Bangladesh, Borneo, Caroline Is., Chad, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Fiji, Hainan, India, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Lesser Sunda Is., Marianas, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Niger, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, South Australia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Vanuatu, Victoria, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia

Glossocardia Cass. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris 1817: 138 (1817)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • in Bull. Soc. Philom. (1817): 138 (1817)
  • in Dict. Sc. Nat. 19: 62 (1821)

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