1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Athrixia Ker Gawl.

      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 or shrubs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, sessile, with revolute margins
    Capitulum
    Capitula heterogamous, radiate, solitary or few together; phyllaries multiseriate, the outermost recurved; receptacle flat, naked
    Florets
    Florets: ray florets purple to white, 1-seriate, often with staminodes; disc florets yellow, 5-lobed, anthers sagittate, style branches obtuse, dorsally with hairs
    Fruits
    Achenes oblong, sparsely hairy; pappus of barbellate bristles in two rows.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Botswana, Cape Provinces, Ethiopia, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Athrixia Ker Gawl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Reg. 8: t. 681 (1823)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Anderb. in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 323 (1994)
    • Kroner in Mitt. Bot. Staats., München 16: 46-101 (1980)
    • Bot. Reg. 8: 681 (1823)

    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