1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Nicolasia S.Moore

      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 or subshrubs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, sessile, entire to dentate
    Capitulum
    Capitula terminal, solitary or in few-headed panicles, disciform; phyllaries narrow, in 3–7 series, the outermost shortest, the innermost often scarious; receptacle flat, epaleate
    Florets
    Outer florets many, female, filiform, distally toothed or lobed; central florets hermaphrodite, with 5 hairy or glandular lobes; anthers tailed proximally, appendiculate distally; style shortly bifid
    Fruits
    Achenes cylindrical; pappus 1-seriate, of few barbellate bristles.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Botswana, Central African Repu, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Nicolasia S.Moore appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J. Bot. 38: 458 (1900)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Merxmüller in Mitt. Bot. Staatss. München, 2, 11, 1 (1954).
    • in J. Bot. 38: 458 (1900)
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 301 (1994)
    • Anderb. in Plant Syst. & Evol. 176: 161 (1991)
    • Merxm. in Mitt. Bot. Staats., München 2: 1-10 (1954)
    • in J. B. 38: 458 (1900)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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

    Plants and People Africa
    Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
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