1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Lagascea Cav.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to 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 opposite
    Capitulum
    Capitula in dense glomerules surrounded by foliose bracts, these glomerules in turn in cymose or racemose inflorescences; phyllaries connate; capitula usually 1-flowered
    Flowers
    Flowers bisexual; style branches attenuate, pilose on abaxial side; anther appendages narrowly ovate
    Seeds
    Pappus of few scales or bristles.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

    Introduced into:

    Assam, China Southeast, Fiji, India, Mauritius, Puerto Rico, Sri Lanka, West Himalaya

    Lagascea Cav. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Anales Ci. Nat. 6: 331 (1803)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Stuessey in Fieldiana, Bot.: 38: 75–133 (1978)
    • in An. Cien. Nat. 6: 331 (1803), nom. conserv.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    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