1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Stoebe L.

      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
    Shrubs or small trees
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, sessile, small, ericoid, involute, often fasciculate on abbreviated axillary shoots
    Capitulum
    Capitula small, homogamous, discoid, narrowly cylindric, 1-flowered, in dense clusters or spikes; phyllaries ± 4-seriate, the innermost scarious and longer than the outer; receptacle small, naked
    Florets
    Florets hermaphrodite, narrowly infundibuliform, slightly 5-toothed; anthers sagittate, distal appendage lanceolate; style arms truncate and often penicillate
    Fruits
    Achenes glabrous, often 5-ribbed, with a cupuliform apical appendage; pappus of plumose bristles, basally connate or rarely missing.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Réunion, Swaziland, Zimbabwe

    Stoebe L. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Sp. Pl. 2: 831 (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.: 334 (1994)
    • Levyns in Journ. S. Afr. Bot. 3: 12 (1937)
    • Sp. Pl.: 831 (1753)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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