1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Schistostephium Less.

      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 or small shrubs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, pinnatisect or lobed, occasionally entire
    Capitulum
    Capitula terminal in corymbs, occasionally solitary, disciform or discoid; receptacle convex or conical, epaleate; phyllaries multi-seriate
    Florets
    Outer florets female, fertile, tubular, stalked; inner florets tubular, 4-lobed, anthers obtuse at the bases, style branches truncate
    Fruits
    Achenes dorsiventrally flattened, slightly angled, glabrous, with 2(–4) vascular strands; pappus absent.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Schistostephium Less. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Syn. Gen. Compos.: 251 (1832)

    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.: 477 (1994)
    • K. Bremer & Humphries in Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. Bot. 23: 160 (1993)
    • Hutch. in K.B. 1916: 99–104 (1916)
    • Oliv. & Hiern in F.T.A. 3: 399 (1877)
    • G.P. 2: 432 (1873)
    • Syn. Gen. Compos.: 251 (1832)

    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