1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Sclerocarpus Jacq.
      1. Sclerocarpus africanus Jacq.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Africa, W. Yemen, Indian Subcontinent.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A weedy annual herb 1-4 ft. high
    Indumentum
    More or less roughly pubescent
    Leaves
    Mostly alternate leaves
    Inflorescences
    Yellow florets in heads 1/2-2/3 in. across.
    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Adventicia en Colombia; Alt. 200 m.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    No Evaluada

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, India, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, West Himalaya, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Colombia, Leeward Is., Puerto Rico, Tibet

    Sclerocarpus africanus Jacq. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1964 Hooker, J.D. [183], Cape Verde K001041556
    Sudan K000410222
    Kotschy [120], Sudan K000410223
    Kotschy [1], Ethiopia K000410225
    Kotschy [1], Ethiopia K000410226
    Pfund [151], Sudan K000410224
    [Dathoasie] [s.n.], Sudan K000410227
    Demange [32], Mali K000391758

    First published in Syst. Veg. ed. 14: 783 (1784)

    Accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
    • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Berhaut Fl. Sén. 68.
    • Chev. Bot. 369
    • F.T.A. 3: 374
    • Syst. Veg., ed. 14, 783 (1784)

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical 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/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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    Plants and People Africa
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