1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Enydra Lour.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Asia-Tropical, Africa, Southern America, Australasia, Mexico Southeast and Asia-Temperate..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Perennial herbs of wet habitats
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite
    Capitulum
    Capitula axillary, sessile or subsessile, radiate or disciform; involucre with 4–6 phyllaries in opposite pairs, the outer leafy; paleae sheathing the florets
    Florets
    Ray florets in 1–several rows, female, the ray short, 3–4-dentate, or absent; disc florets hermaphrodite, fertile or the innermost sterile, tubular, 5-lobed; anthers obtuse at base, with terminal appendage; style arms linear, puberulous
    Fruits
    Achenes surrounded by paleae, oblong, compressed; pappus absent.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Burkina, Cambodia, China South-Central, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Galápagos, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Haiti, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jawa, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Malaya, Mexico Southeast, Mozambique, Myanmar, New South Wales, Nigeria, Northern Territory, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Senegal, Sudan, Thailand, Togo, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Bolivia, Colombia, Madagascar, Paraguay

    Enydra Lour. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Fl. Cochinch. 2: 510 (1790)

    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: 372.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Lack in Willdenowia 10: 3–12 (1990)
    • Fl. Cochinch. 2: 510 (1790)

    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