1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Laggera Sch.Bip. ex Benth.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual or perennial herbs with resin canals; stems winged by the decurrent leaf bases
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, with long-decurrent base and dentate margins
    Capitulum
    Capitula disciform, terminal, few to many together in a large, loose inflorescence; phyllaries in several series, narrow, often rigid with the outer ones recurved; receptacle flat, epaleate
    Florets
    Outer florets many, female, filiform, with linear style branches; central florets hermaphrodite, with 5 lobes; anthers at the base obtuse or subacute but without tails, and with an apical appendage; style branches linear and papillose
    Fruits
    Achenes cylindrical, pubescent; pappus of free, barbellate bristles.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Algeria, Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Pakistan, Philippines, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Réunion

    Laggera Sch.Bip. ex Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1987 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [8936], Cameroon K000052061

    First published in Gen. Pl. 2(1): 290 (1873)

    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: 323.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 300 (1994)
    • Anderb. in Plant Syst. & Evol. 176: 161 (1991)
    • in G.P. 2: 290 (1873)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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