1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Chrysanthellum Rich.

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual or rarely perennial herbs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate or all radical
    Capitulum
    Capitula terminal or axillary to upper leaves, solitary, heterogamous, radiate; involucre 1–2-seriate; paleae flat, persistent
    Florets
    Ray florets pistillate; disc florets hermaphrodite; anthers sagittate at base; style bifid, the branches densely papillose
    Fruits
    Achenes oblong, with thick pale margins those of disc florets flattened; pappus absent or reduced to a small disc
    Distribution
    Ten pantropical species.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Chad, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Galápagos, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Panamá, Peru, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Congo

    Chrysanthellum Rich. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Syn. Pl. 2(2): 471 (1807)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 3: 394.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • B.L.Turner in Phytologia 64: 410–444 (1988)
    • in Pers., SYN. Pl. 2: 471 (1807)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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