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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Europe to Central Asia and Myanmar, Sumatera, Ethiopia to E. Central Tropical Africa.
Prenanthes purpurea

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Perennial herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula often in pendent, often elongate, paniculate inflorescences; involucre cylindrical; receptacle naked
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Florets with long style
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes cylindric or fusiform; pappus of stiff, rather coarse barbellate bristles.

Native to:

Albania, Assam, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kirgizstan, Myanmar, North Caucasus, Norway, Poland, Romania, Rwanda, Spain, Sumatera, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Ukraine, Yugoslavia, Zaïre

Prenanthes L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 797 (1753)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 185 (1994)
  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 349 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 797 (1753)

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/
© 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 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