1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Micractis DC.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Africa..

    [FTEA]

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

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

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    Distribution

    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)

    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 2018. 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 2018. 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