1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Pentanema 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
    Small shrubs or annual herbs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate
    Capitulum
    Capitula generally heterogamous and radiate, but sometimes disciform or homogamous and discoid (as in ours), in terminal cymose panicles; receptacle epaleate, smooth
    Florets
    Ray florets yellow (in ours absent); disc florets yellow, 5-lobed, style arms ± flattened, obtuse or truncate at the apex
    Fruits
    Achenes ellipsoid; pappus of barbellate bristles in one row.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Angola, Benin, Burkina, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf States, India, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Lebanon-Syria, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tadzhikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Pentanema Cass. appears in other Kew resources:

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

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 289 (1994)
    • 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)

    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