1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Schkuhria Roth

      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 herbs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate or sometimes opposite, pinnatisect with filiform lobes, rarely simple, glandular
    Capitulum
    Capitula in a leafy panicle, heterogamous; phyllaries in 1 to few rows; receptacle epaleate
    Corolla
    Corolla with female ray florets and hermaphrodite disc florets; anther appendage narrowly ovate
    Fruits
    Achenes black, narrowly obpyramidal; pappus of hyaline scales.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Bolivia, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Chile Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Texas, Uruguay, Venezuela

    Introduced into:

    Belgium, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Corse, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Free State, Germany, Great Britain, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, New South Wales, Northern Provinces, Queensland, Romania, Spain, Swaziland, Victoria, Zimbabwe

    Schkuhria Roth appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Catal. Bot. 1: 116 (1797)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • G.V. Pope in Kirkia 10: 119 (1975)
    • Heiser in Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 32: 265–278 (1945)
    • Catalecta 1: 116 (1797), 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