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This species is accepted, and its native range is Sahara, Indian Subcontinent to Myanmar.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A therophyte only a few inches high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Rayless flower-heads nearly 1/2 in. long.

Native to:

Bangladesh, Chad, India, Myanmar, Niger, Sudan

Glossocardia bosvallia DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3198] Pectis meifolia K001118770
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3198] Pectis meifolia K001118769

First published in Contr. Bot. India: 19 (1834)

Accepted by

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

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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