1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Hypericophyllum Steetz

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Africa..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Perennial herbs; rhizome woody
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite, entire, glandular, margins often scabrid
    Capitulum
    Capitula usually solitary on long stalks, discoid; phyllaries in several rows; receptacle epaleate
    Corolla
    Corolla often orange to red, deeply 5-lobed; anther appendage narrowly ovate
    Fruits
    Achenes ribbed; pappus of several bristles or setae, often hooked at apex.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Hypericophyllum Steetz appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Naturw. Reise Mossambique 6(Bot., 2): 498, t. 50 (1864)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Peters Reise Mossamb. Bot. 49, t. 50 (1863).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • G.V. Pope in Kirkia 10: 104–111 (1975)
    • in Peters, Reise Mossamb. Bot. 2: 498 (1863)

    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