1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Grauanthus Fayed

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Tanzania, Kenya and Zaire..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual or perennial herbs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, sessile, entire or lyrate-pinnatifid
    Capitulum
    Capitula disciform, in corymbose inflorescences; phyllaries 2–3-seriate, subequal, the innermost smallest; receptacle convex, tuberculate, epaleate
    Florets
    Female florets in 3 rows, tubular with 3–4 minute teeth, yellowish; inner florets hermaphrodite, yellow, tube infundibuliform; anthers with short triangular appendages; style-branches with short triangular appendages
    Female
    Female florets in 3 rows, tubular with 3–4 minute teeth, yellowish; inner florets hermaphrodite, yellow, tube infundibuliform; anthers with short triangular appendages; style-branches with short triangular appendages
    Fruits
    Achenes ellipsoid-oblong, hairy; pappus absent.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kenya, Tanzania, Zaïre

    Grauanthus Fayed appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 15: 484 (1979)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 400 (1994)
    • in Mitt. Bot. Staats., München 15: 484 (1979)

    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