1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Grangea Adans.

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual or perennial, often prostrate herbs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, pinnatifid
    Capitulum
    Capitula terminal or leaf-opposed, solitary or laxly corymbose, globose, disciform; phyllaries 1–3-seriate, subequal, the inner with membranous margins; receptacle hemispheric or conical, epaleate
    Florets
    Outer florets in 1-several rows, female, narrowly tubular, 2–4-dentate; central florets very many, hermaphrodite, 4–5-lobed; anther bases obtuse; style-branches with short triangular appendages
    Fruits
    Achenes slightly compressed, pubescent; pappus of a few basally connate scaly bristles, a corona, or rarely absent.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, East Himalaya, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Hainan, India, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Madagascar, Malaya, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Senegal, Sinai, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Vietnam, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Grangea Adans. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.], Myanmar K001132379

    First published in Fam. Pl. 2: 121 (1763)

    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: 304.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 400 (1994)
    • Fayed in Mitt. Bot. Staats., München 15: 450 (1979)
    • Wild in Kirkia 10: 10 (1975)
    • DC., Prodr. 5: 372 (1836)
    • Fam. Pl. 2: 121 (1763)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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