1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Pulicaria Gaertn.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Europe, Asia-Tropical, Africa and Asia-Temperate..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Herbs or shrubs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate
    Capitulum
    Capitula heterogamous and radiate (in our species), solitary or in terminal corymbs; receptacle epaleate, with scale-like ridges
    Florets
    Female florets radiate, small; disc florets 5-dentate; anthers sagittate and caudate; style branches linear, flat and obtuse
    Female
    Female florets radiate, small; disc florets 5-dentate; anthers sagittate and caudate; style branches linear, flat and obtuse
    Fruits
    Achenes cylindric, 4-ribbed and -angled, setulose-pubescent on the angles; pappus 2-seriate, the inner of smooth or barbellate bristles, the outer of short connate scales.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Central European Rus, Chad, China South-Central, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Free State, Germany, Ghana, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf States, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Krym, Kuwait, KwaZulu-Natal, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Niger, Nigeria, North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Qinghai, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Selvagens, Senegal, Sicilia, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, South European Russi, Spain, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Togo, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Western Sahara, Xinjiang, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    California, Khabarovsk, Primorye

    Pulicaria Gaertn. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Ash [1633], Ethiopia 34282.000

    First published in Fruct. Sem. Pl. 2: 461 (1791)

    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: 363.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 290 (1994)
    • Anderb. in Pl. Syst. Evol. 176: 109 (1991)
    • E. Gamal-Eldin, Revis. Pulicaria in Phanerog. Monographiae 14: 64 (1981)
    • Fruct. & Sem.. 2: 461, t. 173 (1791)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East 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 2018. 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 2018. 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