1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Anisopappus Hook. & Arn.
      1. Anisopappus chinensis Hook. & Arn.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Sikkim to S. China and Indo-China, Philippines (Culion).

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Perennial herb, the stems sometimes woody at base, or annual, 0.1–1.5 m high; stem erect or sometimes straggling or scandent, pale green to reddish, white-puberulous to -pubescent with crisped hairs, sometimes slightly scabridulous.
    Leaves
    Leaves aromatic, green, sometimes with reddish margin, petiolate, the petiole 0.3–5 cm long, blade elliptic, ovate or cordiform, often basally slightly 3–5-lobed, 1–8 cm long, 0.3–7 cm wide, base cuneate, truncate or cordate, margins crenate to almost lobed, apex obtuse and mucronate, thinly pubescent in young leaves and rapidly becoming sparsely pilose on both surfaces, or scabridulous on both surfaces, sparsely glandular beneath.
    Capitulum
    Capitula 4–18 mm long, solitary or in few-headed cymes, on long (2–18 cm) leafless stalks, but often with several branches close together and forming an inflorescence; phyllaries green, sometimes with red margins and tips, subequal, linear, oblanceolate or ovate, 2–12 mm long, acute, thinly to densely white-pubescent, sometimes glandular; receptacle becoming globose, with paleae 2–9 mm long, acute to attenuate, ciliate.
    Florets
    Florets yellow; outer florets bright yellow, tube cylindric to narrowly infundibuliform, 0.8–2.4 mm long and sparsely glandular, ray 3.5–13 mm long, 1–2.5 mm wide, sparsely glandular beneath, style 2–3.3 mm long; inner florets many, yellow or orange-yellow, tube narrowly infundibuliform, 1.9–3.4 mm long, lobes 0.5–1 mm long and glandular, anthers 1.4–1.9 mm long, style 3–4.3 mm long.
    Fruits
    Achenes cylindric to ellipsoid, 4-sided, 0.8–2.2 mm long, pubescent, short-pilose on the ribs or glabrous; pappus of squamae 0.1–1.7 mm long or absent with only a narrow rim visible.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam

    Anisopappus chinensis Hook. & Arn. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1962 Hutchinson, J. [3659], Zambia K000410180 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1962 Hutchinson, J. [3659], Zambia K000410181
    Jan 1, 1962 Hutchinson, J. [3659], Zambia K000410182
    Jan 1, 1962 Hutchinson, J. [3659], Zambia K000410183 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1962 Dalziel, J. M. [196], Nigeria K000410197
    Jan 1, 1962 Champion, J.G. [247], Guangdong K000974713
    Jan 1, 1952 Morton, J.K. [6790], Cameroon K000052074
    Keay, R.W.J. [28639], Cameroon K000052073
    Dalziel, J.M. [8317], Cameroon K000052266
    Gregory, H. [230], Cameroon K000052276
    Gossweiler, J. [3335], Angola K000410176 Unknown type material
    Maitland, T.D. [263A], Cameroon K000052270
    Hutchinson, J. [21], Cameroon K000052267
    Mann, G. [1313], Cameroon K000052272
    Mann, G. [1313], Cameroon K000052273
    Meurillon, A. [1163], Cameroon K000052269
    Welwitsch [3444], Angola K000410179 Unknown type material
    Breteler, F.J. [142], Cameroon K000052256
    Johnston, H.H. [25], Cameroon K000052274
    Swynnerton, C.F.M. [1867], Mozambique K000410178 Unknown type material
    de Witte, G. J. [364], Congo, DRC K000410196 Unknown type material
    Kalbreyer, W. [129], Cameroon K000052275
    Plumptre, E.D. [223], Cameroon K000052268

    First published in Bot. Beechey Voy.: 196 (1837)

    Accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
    • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • S. Ortiz, Paiva & Rodr.-Oubiña in Anal. Jard. Bot. Madrid 54: 382 (1996).
    • Lisowski in Flore d'Afrique Centrale Compositae, Inuleae: 199 (1989).
    • Wild in Kirkia 12: 82 (1980).
    • Wild in Kirkia 4: 50 (1964)
    • Oliv. & Hiern in Flora of Tropical Africa 3: 369 (1877).
    • Hook. & Arn., Bot. Beechey Voy.: 196 (1837).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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