1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Herderia Cass.
      1. Herderia truncata Cass.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Chad.

    [FWTA]

    Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    A spreading annual herb, woody at the base
    Florets
    Florets reddish-purple to mauve
    Ecology
    In damp sandy places.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Chad, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo

    Herderia truncata Cass. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1999 Olufsen, O. [318], Mali K000391801
    Chevalier, A.J.B. [1165], Mali K000391802
    Leau, O.B. [54], Mali K000391803

    First published in Dict. Sci. Nat., ed. 2. 60: 599 (1830)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Berhaut Fl. Sén. 173, 198.
    • Chev. Bot. 358
    • Hutch. in Kew Bull. 1914: 354, with fig.
    • F.T.A. 3: 298
    • Dict. Sci. Nat. 60: 599 (1830)

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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