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

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Africa and Yemen..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual or perennial herbs or shrubs
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite or rarely ternate, the upper leaves often alternate, dotted with resin/oil drops on lower leaf surface
    Capitulum
    Capitula terminal, solitary or in cymes or panicles, radiate; involucre 2-seriate, the outer leafy, the inner grading into the paleae; paleae 3-veined, the inner keeled
    Florets
    Ray florets female with 3-dentate ray; disc florets cylindric, with pubescent tube, 5-lobed; anthers obtuse or sagittate at base, with apical appendage; style arms short and pilose
    Fruits
    Achenes black or brown, obovoid to obconical, the ray-floret achenes 3-angled, the inner 4-angled; pappus absent.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Arkansas, Austria, Baltic States, Belgium, California, Canary Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, Connecticut, Costa Rica, East Himalaya, Florida, France, Great Britain, Illinois, India, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Lebanon-Syria, Madeira, Maryland, Masachusettes, Michigan, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New South Wales, New York, Northern Provinces, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Poland, Queensland, Réunion, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Sweden, Tasmania, Tennessee, Ukraine, Virginia, Yugoslavia

    Guizotia Cass. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Dict. Sci. Nat., ed. 2. 59: 237, 247-248 (1829)

    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: 384. Nom. cons.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • J.Baagøe in Bot. Tidsskr. 69: 1–39 (1974)
    • in Dict. Sci. Nat. 59: 237, 247, 248 (1829), nom. cons .

    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