1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Austrosynotis C.Jeffrey

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Malawi and Tanzania..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Perennial scandent herb
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, with thickened prehensile petiole; blade ovate-cordate, auriculate, palmately veined
    Capitulum
    Capitula in corymbose panicles, heterogamous, radiate; involucre calyculate; anthers caudate; style arms without appendages, fringed with short hairs, but in ray florets virtually without hairs
    Fruits
    Achenes oblong, ribbed; pappus of fine bristles
    Note
    Monotypic.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Malawi, Tanzania

    Austrosynotis C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Kew Bull. 41(4): 878 (1986)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Bremer, Asterac., Cladistics & Class.: 498 (1994)
    • in K.B. 41: 878 (1986)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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