1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Gamochaeta Wedd.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Antarctic, Southern America and Northern America..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual or perennial herbs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, sessile, tomentose, eglandular
    Capitulum
    Capitula disciform, in clusters or racemes; receptacle flat, epaleate; phyllaries with undivided stereome and transparent, brownish lamina
    Florets
    Outer florets female, filiform, many; inner florets fewer, hermaphrodite, purple, anthers short caudate, style branches truncate
    Fruits
    Achenes with mucilaginous hairs; pappus uniseriate, of barbellate bristles connate at the base.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Bahamas, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, British Columbia, California, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, Colombia, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Is., Florida, Galápagos, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., Kansas, Kentucky, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Masachusettes, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Puerto Rico, Rhode I., South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Tristan da Cunha, Uruguay, Venezuela, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia

    Introduced into:

    Azores, Belgium, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, China South-Central, China Southeast, Corse, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Free State, Hainan, Hawaii, India, Italy, Jawa, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Madeira, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, New Caledonia, New South Wales, New Zealand North, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Ogasawara-shoto, Pakistan, Palestine, Portugal, Queensland, Rodrigues, Réunion, Sicilia, South Australia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tasmania, Victoria, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Gamochaeta Wedd. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Chlor. Andina 1: 151 (1856)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 357 (1994)
    • Anderb. in Opera Bot. 104: 155 (1991)
    • Chloris Andina 1: 151 (1856)

    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