1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Dichrocephala L'Hér. ex DC.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual or perennial herbs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, with subauriculate base, oblong-obovate to spatulate, pinnatifid to entire
    Capitulum
    Capitula in lax corymbs or panicles, disciform; phyllaries 2–3-seriate; receptacle ± swollen, domed, epaleate
    Florets
    Outer florets in many rows, female, fertile, tubular, 2–3(–4)-toothed, sparsely glandular; central florets fewer than the marginal ones, hermaphrodite, 4–5-lobed; anthers obtuse at the base, at the apex with an obtuse, triangular appendage; style-branches with sterile lanceolate appendages longer than the receptive part
    Fruits
    Achenes obovoid, slightly compressed, glabrous, glandular near base and apex; pappus absent or of few caducous bristles or a small rim.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Assam, Benin, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Chad, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, Djibouti, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Iran, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Nigeria, North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Philippines, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Socotra, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Tubuai Is., Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Guatemala, Italy, Mauritius, New Caledonia, New South Wales, Queensland, Réunion, Society Is.

    Dichrocephala L'Hér. ex DC. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Arch. Bot. (Paris) ii. (1833) 517.

    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: 302.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 400 (1994)
    • A.J. Scott in Fl. Masc. 109: 76 (1993)
    • Fayed in Mitt. Bot. Staats., München 15: 491 (1979)
    • Wild in Kirkia 10: 6 (1975)
    • Prodr. 5: 371 (1836)
    • in Arch. Bot. (Paris) 2: 517 (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