1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Glossocardia Cass.

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual or perennial herbs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate or sometimes opposite or rosulate, pinnatisect or simple
    Capitulum
    Capitula solitary or few together, radiate; involucre 1–4-seriate
    Florets
    Ray florets female or neuter, yellow-white or purple; disc florets often functionally male, often 4-lobed
    Fruits
    Achenes compressed; pappus of 2 aristae or a crown.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bangladesh, Borneo, Caroline Is., Chad, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Fiji, Hainan, India, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Lesser Sunda Is., Marianas, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Niger, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, South Australia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Vanuatu, Victoria, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia

    Glossocardia Cass. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris(1817) 138; et in Dict. Sc. Na

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in Dict. Sc. Nat. 19: 62 (1821)
    • in Bull. Soc. Philom. (1817): 138 (1817)

    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