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This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. DR Congo to S. Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

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

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

Native to:

Angola, 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

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

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