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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Africa, Arabian Peninsula Pakistan to India.
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
Herbs or shrublets
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple, glandular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula homogamous, discoid; receptacle honeycombed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Florets yellow or purplish, lobes with hairs, style arms ± flattened, rounded or obtuse at the apex
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes with crystals; pappus of barbellate bristles, often with an outer row of smaller bristles or scales.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Herbs or shrublets
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple, glandular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Capitula homogamous, discoid; receptacle honeycombed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Florets yellow or purplish, lobes with hairs, style-arms±flattened, rounded or obtuse at the apex
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes with crystals; pappus of barbellate bristles, often with an outer row of smaller bristles or scales.
Distribution
At least seven species, mostly in South Africa.

Native to:

Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, India, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Pegolettia Cass. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Dict. Sci. Nat., ed. 2. 38: 230 (1825)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 3: 360.

Flora of Somalia

  • Anderberg in Cladistics 2: 158–186 (1986).
  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by H. Beentje [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Anderb. in Cladistics 2: 167 (1986)
  • Dict. Sci. Nat. 38: 230 (1825)
  • in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 289 (1994)
  • in Plant Syst. & Evol. 176: 107 (1991)

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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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