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This species is accepted, and its native range is Turkey-in-Europe to Asia and Pacific.
Dichrocephala integrifolia

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual herb, 0.1–1 m high, erect or procumbent, slightly stoloniferous, aromatic or pungent; stems sparsely branched, slightly angular, 4–7 mm in diameter, pale green with proximal reddish striations, thinly white-arachnoid or thin white-puberulous to subglabrous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves pale green, paler beneath, membranous, lyrate-pinnatifid, petiole 0.3–5 cm long and at the very base half-amplexicaul, with 1–2(–3) pairs of basal lobes 0.3–3 cm long and 0.1–2 cm wide, the terminal lobe largest, ovate, 1–12 cm long, 0.6–8 cm wide, cuneate to subcordate at the base, the margins dentate-serrate, the apex acute or obtuse, sparsely arachnoid-pubescent, pilose or almost glabrous, rarely densely glandular beneath.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula 2–5 mm long, in lax leafy compound panicles, the final leafless panicles 4–6 cm long; branches with subulate bracts 2–3 mm long; individual heads on subglabrous stalks 2–5 mm long but seemingly up to 5 cm; phyllaries spreading or reflexed, 10–16, 2-seriate, subequal with the inner slightly smaller, green with fimbriate white scarious margins, lanceolate, 1–2 mm long, 0.4–0.8 mm wide, acute or obtuse, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Outer florets many, white, the corolla 0.5–0.8 mm long, tubular with a narrow base and 2–3 teeth, sparsely glandular; inner florets fewer than the outer, white or pale yellow, sometimes pink or mauve near the lobes, tube 0.5–0.7 mm long and 3–4 triangular lobes 0.3–0.7 mm long; anthers yellow, ± 0.4 mm long; style with lanceolate appendages.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes pale brown or yellow, sticky, obovoid, flattened, 1–1.6 mm long, 0.5–0.8 mm wide and ± 0.2 mm thick, with pale margins, glandular near the apex; pappus of the outer florets usually absent, sometimes with 1–2 bristles 0.5–0.8 mm long; pappus of inner florets often of 1–2 bristles.
Figures
Fig. 94 (page 460).

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual herb, 0.1–1 m high, erect or procumbent, slightly stoloniferous, aromatic or pungent; stems thinly cobwebby-hairy or thinly white-puberulous to subglabrous
Morphology Leaves
Leaves lyrate-pinnatifid, with 1–2(–3) pairs of basal lobes 0.3–3´0.1–2 cm, the terminal lobe largest, ovate, 1–12´0.6–8 cm, cuneate to subcordate, margins dentate-serrate, sparsely cobwebby-pubescent, pilose or almost glabrous, rarely densely glandular beneath
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Capitula in lax leafy compound panicles, the final leafless panicles 4–6 cm long; phyllaries spreading or reflexed, 10–16, 2-seriate, lanceolate, 1–2 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Outer florets many, white, female, fertile, the corolla 0.5–0.8 mm long with 2–3 teeth; inner florets white or pale yellow, sometimes pink or mauve near the lobes, with a tube 0.5–0.7 mm long and 3–4 triangular lobes 0.3–0.7 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes pale brown or yellow, sticky, obovoid, flattened, 1–1.6 mm long, 0.5–0.8 mm wide and ± 0.2 mm thick, with pale margins, glandular near the apex; pappus of the outer florets usually absent, sometimes with 1–2 bristles 0.5–0.8 mm long; pappus of inner florets often with 1–2 bristles.
Distribution
N2 widespread in tropical and southern Africa, Madagascar, the Middle East and tropical Asia.
Ecology
Altitude range c. 2015 m.
Note
The Somali plant is subsp. integrifolia. Subsp. gracilis (DC.) A. Fayed occurs in Madagascar, India and Nepal.

[FWTA]

Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
An erect branched annual herb 1-3 ft. or more high, with scabrid angular stems
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Roughly pubescent leaves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
The flower-heads have an involucre of green bracts with whitish tips, and greenish-yellow central florets, the outer florets may be mauve
Ecology
A weed of high ground.

Native to:

Angola, Assam, Benin, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Iran, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Madagascar, Malaya, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Nigeria, North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Philippines, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Tubuai Is., Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Guatemala, Italy, Mauritius, New Caledonia, New South Wales, Queensland, Réunion, Society Is.

Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) Kuntze appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2008 Naiga [34], Uganda K000450198
May 1, 2001 Johns, R.J. [8936], New Guinea 71217.000
Jan 1, 1978 Wallich, N. [1412], India K000890188 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1978 Wallich, N. [3237] K000890189
Jan 1, 1978 s.coll. [s.n.], India K000890190
Jan 1, 1978 Horsfield, T. [46], Jawa K000890180
Jan 1, 1978 Horsfield, T. [354], Jawa K000890181
Jan 1, 1978 Mann, G. [1926], Cameroon K000051883
Jan 1, 1978 Wallich, N. [s.n.] K000890235
Akpabla, G.K. [10500], Cameroon K000051889
Boughey, A.S. [10703], Cameroon K000051884
Ritchie, D. [389], India K000890191
Migeod, F. W. H. [111], Cameroon K000051880
Mann, G. [1268], Cameroon K000051879
Gay, J. [s.n.], India K000890193
Morton, J.K. [6705], Cameroon K000051882
Ritchie, D. [389], India K000890192
Morton, J.K. [876], Cameroon K000051888

First published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 333 (1891)

Accepted by

  • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Turner, I.M. (1995). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(1): 1-346.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 333 (1891).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by H. Beentje [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A.J. Scott in Fl. Masc. 109: 78, t. 26 (1993).
  • Agnew, A.D.Q. & Agnew, S., Upland Kenya Wild Flowers, ed. 2: 204, t. 83 (1994).
  • C.D. Adams in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 256 (1963).
  • F. W. Andr., The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 23 (1956).
  • Fayed in Mitt. Bot. Staats., München 15: 492 (1979).
  • Kuntze in Rev. Gen. Pl. 1: 333 (1891).
  • Lisowski, Aster. Fl. Afr. Centr. 1: 21, fig. 3 (1991).
  • Maquet in Troupin, Fl. Rwanda 3: 574, fig. 175/1 (1985).
  • Wild in Kirkia 10: 7 (1975).

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