1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Sclerocarpus Jacq.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Asia-Tropical, Africa, Southern America, Northern America and Asia-Temperate..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual or perennial herbs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate or sometimes opposite near the base of the plant, simple
    Capitulum
    Capitula in leafy cymes, radiate; phyllaries in 1 series, few and leafy; receptacle paleae clasping the florets
    Florets
    Ray florets with a very small ray; disc florets 4–5-lobed; anthers with apical appendage
    Fruits
    Achenes obovoid; pappus absent or of a small rim.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Belize, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Panamá, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, Texas, Togo, Venezuela, West Himalaya, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Leeward Is., Puerto Rico, Tibet

    Sclerocarpus Jacq. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Syst. Veg. ed. 14: 783 (1784)

    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: 373.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Syst. Veg. ed. 14: 783 (1784)

    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