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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa, Madagascar.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual or perennial herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, simple
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula in panicles, radiate; receptacle flat
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Phyllaries 2-seriate; paleae enveloping the achenes and lower part of florets
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets small, minutely 2-lobed; disc florets 4-lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes ovoid-oblong; pappus absent.

Native to:

Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

Micractis DC. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Prodr. 5: 619 (1836)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Prodr. 5: 619 (1836)

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 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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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/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0