1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Solanecio (Sch.Bip.) Walp.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Africa and Asia-Temperate..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Perennial herbs, often scandent, rarely shrubs or small trees
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, entire to pinnatilobed, often somewhat succulent
    Capitulum
    Capitula discoid, in paniculate-corymbose inflorescences
    Involucre
    Involucre calyculate; receptacle epaleate
    Florets
    Florets yellow; anthers obtuse to sagittate at base, appendaged at apex; style branches truncate, sometimes with a tuft of fused papillae
    Fruits
    Achenes ribbed; pappus of many fine bristles.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Comoros, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Solanecio (Sch.Bip.) Walp. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Repert. Bot. Syst. 6: 273 (1846): (1846)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Rep. 6: 273 (1846)

    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