1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Porphyrostemma Benth. ex Oliv.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Africa..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Herbs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate
    Capitulum
    Capitula heterogamous & disciform; phyllaries multiseriate, the outermost shortest; receptacle hairy
    Florets
    Outer florets female, filiform with minute lobes; inner florets hermaphrodite, infundibuliform, lobes 5, pilose, anthers sagittate, style arms linear and obtuse
    Fruits
    Achenes hairy; pappus of 5–9 ± smooth bristles, rarely with an additional series of shorter scales.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Chad, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Porphyrostemma Benth. ex Oliv. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 29(2): 96 (1873)

    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: 367.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 301 (1994)
    • Anderb. in Plant Syst. & Evol. 176: 162 (1991)
    • in Trans. Linn. Soc., London 29: 96 (1873)

    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