1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Denekia Thunb.

      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
    Stoloniferous herb
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, sessile
    Capitulum
    Capitula disciform, few together in terminal loose corymbs; phyllaries numerous, biseriate, the outer with scarious margins, the inner membranous; receptacle epaleate
    Florets
    Outer florets in one (?several) rows, female, the tube filiform, two-lobed distally; the style with truncate branches with hairs distally; inner florets in several series, 5-lobed; anthers shortly tailed, with an acuminate distal appendage, with a vestigial achene
    Fruits
    Achenes of outer florets cylindric, sparsely hairy, those of inner florets vestigial; pappus absent (in outer florets) or of 1 long seta broadening into a fimbriate or plumose apex in the inner florets.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Denekia Thunb. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Prodr. Pl. Cap. 2: 153 (1800); Nov. Gen. 177 (1800)

    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.: 324 (1994)
    • DC., Prodr. 5: 462 (1836)
    • Prodr. Pl. Cap. 2, nov. gen.: nr. 56 (1800)

    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