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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Eurasia, NW. Africa, Ethiopia.
Pentanema montanum

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Small shrubs or annual herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Capitula generally heterogamous and radiate, but sometimes disciform or homogamous and discoid (as in Somalia), in terminal cymose panicles; hibernating young capitula often present; receptacle epaleate, smooth
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets yellow (absent in Somalia); disk florets yellow, 5-lobed, style-arms ± flattened, obtuse or truncate at the apex
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes ellipsoid; pappus of barbellate bristles in one series.
Distribution
About 34 species from Central Asia, India and Sri Lanka, but naturalized elsewhere; the Somali species is the only native one in Africa.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Small shrubs or annual herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula generally heterogamous and radiate, but sometimes disciform or homogamous and discoid (as in ours), in terminal cymose panicles; receptacle epaleate, smooth
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets yellow (in ours absent); disc florets yellow, 5-lobed, style arms ± flattened, obtuse or truncate at the apex
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes ellipsoid; pappus of barbellate bristles in one row.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf States, Hainan, Hungary, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., Lebanon-Syria, Magadan, Manchuria, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Qinghai, Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Colombia, Georgia, Kamchatka, Massachusetts, New York, Ontario, Québec

Pentanema Cass. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris 1818: 74 (1818)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by H. Beentje [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Anderb. in Pl. Syst. Evol. 176: 100 (1991)
  • Rech. f. in Fl. Iranica 145: 96 (1980)
  • in Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris 1818: 74 (1818)
  • in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 289 (1994)

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