1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Athroisma DC.

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Perennial herbs or subshrubs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, simple or dissected
    Synflorescence
    Capitula in dense heads of heads, the glomerules, disciform or discoid, the glomerules arranged in synflorescences or solitary; phyllaries 0–2 per capitulum; receptacle paleate
    Capitulum
    Capitula with 2 filiform female florets and few to many hermaphrodite disc florets
    Anthers
    Anthers caudate
    Fruits
    Achenes slightly flattened; pappus absent or occasionally a ring of connected twin-hairs.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Cambodia, Ethiopia, India, Jawa, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Athroisma DC. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Arch. Bot. (Paris) ii. (1833) 516.

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • T. Eriksson in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 119: 101–184 (1995)
    • in Arch. Bot. 2: 516 (1833)

    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