1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Litogyne Harv.

      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
    Herbs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate or subopposite, dentate
    Capitulum
    Capitula solitary or few together in terminal clusters, disciform; receptacle slightly cup-shaped, the outer florets inserted on the rim, the inner lower down
    Florets
    Outer florets female, filiform, 2–3-dentate; inner florets hermaphrodite, many, 3–5-lobed, anthers minutely tailed; style undivided or with a minute notch, slightly capitate, with tubercle-based hairs
    Fruits
    Achenes cylindrical, 5–10-ribbed, glandular or sparsely hairy; pappus absent or present in the inner florets
    Distribution
    Fourteen species in Australia, Asia, Africa and the Americas.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Chad, Ethiopia, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Northern Provinces, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Litogyne Harv. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Thes. Cap. ii. 35. t. 155 (1863)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 300 (1994)
    • Anderb. in Plant Syst. & Evol. 176: 168 (1991)
    • Thes. Cap. 2: 35 (1865)

    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

    Plants and People Africa
    Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
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