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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania.
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 herbs, the whole plant densely glandular
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, entire
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula terminal, laxly corymbose, heterogamous but seemingly disciform; phyllaries 2–3-seriate, subequal; receptacle convex or toroid, minutely toothed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Outer florets in 1–2 series, female, narrowly cylindric, with a small hooded erect ray and briefly bifid, hardly exserted style; inner florets many, hermaphrodite, 5-lobed; anthers obtuse at base and with a small triangular terminal appendage; style briefly bifid with short, parallel arms ending in slightly widened triangular appendages
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes compressed, pilose; pappus represented by a minutely dentate ring.

Native to:

Tanzania

Mtonia Beentje appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Kew Bull. 54: 97 (1999)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • in K.B. 54: 97 (1999)

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/
© 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 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