1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Pegolettia 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 or shrublets
    Leaves
    Leaves simple, glandular
    Capitulum
    Capitula homogamous, discoid; receptacle honeycombed
    Florets
    Florets yellow or purplish, lobes with hairs, style arms ± flattened, rounded or obtuse at the apex
    Fruits
    Achenes with crystals; pappus of barbellate bristles, often with an outer row of smaller bristles or scales.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, 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 Tropical East Africa
    • in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 289 (1994)
    • in Plant Syst. & Evol. 176: 107 (1991)
    • Anderb. in Cladistics 2: 167 (1986)
    • Dict. Sci. Nat. 38: 230 (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