1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Dewildemania O.Hoffm. ex De Wild.

      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 with annual stems from a small woody rootstock
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, subsessile, glabrous
    Capitulum
    Capitula homogamous, solitary or in corymbiform cymes; receptacle paleate, the paleae grading from the inner phyllaries and usually exceeding them
    Florets
    Florets exserted; corolla purplish, the lobes setose; anthers with small triangular hyaline appendage; style branches tapering, hairy
    Fruits
    Achenes 4–5-angled, with scattered large brown cells; pappus double, the outer of 5–15 scales, the inner of rather few, slightly flattened, barbellate bristles.
    [FZ]

    Compositae, G. V. Pope. Flora Zambesiaca 6:1. 1992

    Habit
    Perennial herbs with erect, usually tufted, annual stems from small woody rootstocks; roots radiating, thong-like.
    Stem
    Stems ± strict, branching near the apex, glabrous, sparsely pilose or pubescent, densely leafy with leaves often grading into the phyllaries.
    Leaves
    Leaves spirally arranged, subsessile, filiform to ± elliptic or lanceolate, glabrous.
    Capitulum
    Capitula homogamous, 1 -many, solitary or in lax terminal corymbiform cymes.
    Involucre
    Involucres broadly cup-shaped to turbinate-campanulate, florets exserted.
    Phyllaries
    Phyllaries several seriate, larger to the inside, appressed imbricate to somewhat spreading, the outer often grading into the bracts or leaves below, glabrous to pubescent.
    Receptacle
    Receptacle flat or ± dome-shaped, paleaceous with the paleae grading from the inner phyllaries and usually exceeding them in length.
    Corolla
    Corollas purple, narrowly funnel-shaped, regularly 5-lobed, the lobes sparsely to densely setose.
    Anthers
    Anthers with a small triangular hyaline apical appendage, anther thecae brownish and shortly acute at the base.
    Style
    Style arms terete tapering to the apex, hairy.
    Fruits
    Achenes oblong-turbinate and 4–5-ribbed sometimes somewhat angular and 4–5-sided, setulose to hispid, or glabrous, with scattered large brown cells on the sides; pappus 2-seriate, the outer series of 5–15 broad or narrow scales, the inner of somewhat larger narrow paleaceous setae.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burundi, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre

    Dewildemania O.Hoffm. ex De Wild. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., sér. 4, 1(3): x (1903)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • C. Jeffrey in Kew Bull.43: 271 (1988).
    • Wild & G.V. Pope in Kirkia 10: 327, 343 (1977).
    • in Ann. Mus. Congo, Sér. 4, 1: x (1903).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 219 (1994)
    • C. Jeffrey in K.B. 43: 271 (1988)
    • Wild & G.V. Pope in Kirkia 10:327, 343 (1977)
    • in Ann. Mus. Congo, Bot., sér. 4, 1: x (1903)

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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