1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Anisopappus Hook. & Arn.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Asia-Tropical, Africa and Asia-Temperate..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Herbs, annual or perennial, usually with scattered golden glands
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate
    Capitulum
    Capitula heterogamous, radiate, usually in dense terminal corymbs; phyllaries in 3–5 rows; receptacle paleate, with folded paleae clasping the disc florets
    Florets
    Ray florets yellow, the rays 3–4-toothed, and often with 1–5 minute filamentous staminodes in the throat; disc florets yellow, anthers caudate at base, apex with lanceolate appendage, style with obtuse, somewhat flattened arms
    Fruits
    Achenes ellipsoid, often ribbed; pappus of short scales or sometimes absent.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Assam, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Anisopappus Hook. & Arn. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Bingham, M.G. [12444], Zambia K000450162

    First published in Bot. Beechey Voy.: 196 (1837)

    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: 369.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Eldenas & Anderb. in Pl. Syst. Evol. 199: 167–192 (1996)
    • S. Ortiz, Paiva & Rodr.-Oubiña in Anal. Jard. Bot. Madrid 54: 378–391 (1996)
    • in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 283 (1994)
    • Anderb. in Pl. Syst. Evol. 176: 88 (1991)
    • Wild in Kirkia 4: 45-73 (1964)
    • G. Taylor in J. B. 71: 165 (1933)
    • Bot. Beechey Voy.: 196 (1837)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
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    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