1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Blainvillea Cass.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Asia-Tropical, Africa, Southern America, Australasia and Asia-Temperate..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual or perennial herbs; branching often trichotomous
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite or subopposite, scabrid
    Capitulum
    Capitula in lax cymes or solitary at branch forks, heterogamous, radiate or disciform; involucre bracts subequal; receptacle paleate, the paleae clasping the florets
    Florets
    Ray florets white, in 1–2 rows with short ray, fertile; disc florets distally campanulate
    Fruits
    Achenes 3-gonous, often compressed; pappus of 2–5 barbellate bristles and often of unequal, shortly connate scales.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Andaman Is., Angola, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, China South-Central, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Galápagos, Hainan, India, Laos, Mali, Mauritania, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicobar Is., Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Pakistan, Queensland, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Venezuela, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Benin, Brazil South, Central African Repu, Egypt, Gulf of Guinea Is., Madagascar, Socotra, Sudan

    Blainvillea Cass. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Prance, G.T. [3564], Brazil K001030496

    First published in Dict. Sci. Nat., ed. 2. 29: 493 (1823)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Adams in Webbia 12: 229 (1956).
    • —F.T.A. 3: 374
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in Dict. Sc. Nat. 29: 493 (1823)

    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/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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