Reichardia Roth

First published in Bot. Abh. Beobacht.: 35 (1787)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Canary Islands, Medit to India, NE. & E. Tropical Africa.

Descriptions

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

Morphology General Habit
Herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, the margins slightly spinulose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula solitary; phyllaries with wide scarious margins
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla yellow, proximally pubescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style with papillose branches
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes cylindric, usually 4-ribbed, tuberculate; pappus of fine soft bristles.
[FTEA]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Herbs, with white latex
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, the margins slightly spinulose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Capitula solitary; phyllaries with wide scarious margins
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla yellow, proximally pubescent, style with papillose branches
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes cylindric, usually 4-ribbed, tuberculate; pappus of bristles.
Distribution
Maybe thirteen species, mostly Mediterranean; India and introduced in Australia.
[FSOM]

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • 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 Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0