1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Aedesia O.Hoffm.

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Perennial herbs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, amplexicaul
    Capitulum
    Capitula terminal, sessile, large, homogamous, solitary or in few-headed inflorescences, surrounded and overtopped by upper leaves; receptacle epaleate; corolla with long tube and 5 lobes
    Fruits
    Achenes many-ribbed; pappus multiseriate, of barbellate, somewhat flattened bristles.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zaïre

    Aedesia O.Hoffm. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in I. 321 (1897); et in Engl. Ja

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 24: 467 (1898).
    • in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. Nachtr. 1: 321 (1897)
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 216 (1994)
    • C. Jeffrey in K.B. 43: 248 (1988)
    • Mattf. In E.J. 59, Beibl. 133: 8–12 (1924)
    • in E.J. 24: 467 (1898)
    • in E. & P. Pf., Nachtr. 1: 321 (1897)

    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