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

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual or perennial herbs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, simple, sometimes rosulate
    Capitulum
    Capitula often corymbose, sometimes solitary, discoid or radiate
    Involucre
    Involucre without calyculus, phyllaries free or connate at base; receptacle epaleate
    Florets
    Florets of various colours; anthers obtuse or slightly sagittate at base, appendaged at apex; style branches truncate to obtuse, sometimes with appendages of fused papillae
    Fruits
    Achenes with pappus of many fine bristles.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Argentina Northeast, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil West-Central, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, French Guiana, Gabon, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Leeward Is., Liberia, Louisiana, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Mauritius, Mexico Southeast, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Oman, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, Réunion, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Texas, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Venezuela, Vietnam, Windward Is., Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Cocos (Keeling) Is., Cook Is., Fiji, Georgia, Hawaii, Kazan-retto, Korea, Line Is., Madeira, Maldives, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., New Caledonia, New South Wales, Niue, Northern Territory, Queensland, Samoa, Society Is., South Carolina, Tonga, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Vanuatu, Venezuelan Antilles, Western Australia

    Emilia Cass. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Wild, H. [3237], Zimbabwe 961.000
    Mann, G. [731], Cameroon K000052497
    Bingham, M.G. [13161], Zambia K000450170
    Bidgood, S. [6108], Tanzania K000468317
    Migeod, F. W. H. [57], Cameroon K000052493
    Migeod, F. W. H. [57], Cameroon K000052494

    First published in Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris 1817: 68 (1817)

    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: 405.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • C. Jeffrey in K.B. 41: 908 (1986)
    • in Dict. Sc. Nat. 34: 393 (1825)

    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 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