1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Nidorella Cass.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Asia-Tropical, Africa and Asia-Temperate..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Herbs, annual or perennial
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, simple, entire or variously dentate/lobed
    Capitulum
    Capitula small, numerous in dense corymbs, disciform or radiate with inconspicuous rays, many-flowered; phyllaries 1–3-seriate, subequal, glandular and pubescent
    Florets
    Florets yellow; ray florets female, 1–many-seriate, with (sometimes without) a short ray, the style with linear branches; disc florets hermaphrodite, rarely functionally male, the upper part of the tube infundibuliform and usually puberulous, 5-lobed, anthers and style included; anthers obtuse at base and appendiculate at the apex; style bifid with broadly triangular and papillose branches
    Fruits
    Achenes oblong-obovoid, somewhat compressed, mostly pubescent and often glandular; pappus uniseriate, of slender, barbellate bristles, shorter than the florets.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Chad, China Southeast, Comoros, Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Pakistan, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    New Caledonia, Portugal, Queensland

    Nidorella Cass. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Dict. Sci. Nat., ed. 2. 37: 469 (1825)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 427 (1994)
    • Wild in Kirkia 10: 62 (1975)
    • Wild in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2a, 43: 209 (1969)
    • Oliv. & Hiern in F.T.A. 3: 310 (1877)
    • DC., Prodr. 5: 321 (1836)
    • Dict. Sci. Nat. 37: 369 (1825)

    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