1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Geigeria Griess.

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Herbs or shrublets
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate or distally subopposite
    Capitulum
    Capitula heterogamous, radiate (in ours) or disciform, sessile or shortly pedunculate, solitary or aggregated; phyllaries 3–7-seriate; receptacle with paleae
    Florets
    Ray florets present and 1-seriate, 3-lobed or absent; disc florets hermaphrodite, anthers sagittate, style branches flattened, obtuse to subacute
    Fruits
    Achenes pilose; pappus of large scales in 2 rows.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Northern Provinces, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Geigeria Griess. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Linnaea 5: 411 (1830)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Merxmüller in Mitt. Bot. Staatss. Munchen 1, 7: 239 (1953).
    • —F.T.A. 3: 367
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 286 (1994)
    • Anderb. in Pl. Syst. Evol. 176: 89 (1991)
    • Merxm. in Mitt. Bot. Staats., München 1: 251-316 (1953)
    • Oliv. in F.T.A. 3: 367 (1877)
    • in Linnaea 5: 411 (1830)

    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