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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, Europe to Medit. and Africa.
Tolpis barbata

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual or perennial herbs, usually scapose
Morphology Leaves
Leaves radical, less often cauline and alternate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula homogamous, few to many in terminal lax panicles; phyllaries 2–3-seriate; receptacle naked, alveolate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Florets pubescent outside, ligules yellow often becoming greenish when dry, but the inner ones usually much shorter and often brownish; anthers sagittate; style branches short and obtuse, with short collecting hairs
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes obconic, truncate at the apex, finely ribbed, glabrous; pappus setose, persistent
Distribution
About 20 species, mainly in the Mediterranean region and the Macaronesian Islands.

[FZ]

Compositae, G. V. Pope. Flora Zambesiaca 6:1. 1992

Morphology General Habit
Perennial or annual herbs, usually scapigerous, ± pubescent.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves radical, or cauline and alternate, entire to dentate (lobed).
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula few-numerous in lax panicles.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Receptacle
Receptacles epaleate, alveolate; alveolae ± fimbriate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Phyllaries
Phyllaries 2–3-seriate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corollas pubescent outside, ligules yellow or the innermost purplish-brown, usually becoming greenish when dry.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers sagittate, auricles acute or shortly setaceous-acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style branches short, obtuse; collecting hairs short.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes obconic, truncate at the apex not narrowed or beaked, finely-ribbed, glabrous; pappus setose, mostly 2-seriate, persistent.

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Bulgaria, Burundi, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Corse, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Free State, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kenya, Kriti, KwaZulu-Natal, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Libya, Madagascar, Madeira, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Palestine, Portugal, Rwanda, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Sudan, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Uganda, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

California, Great Britain, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Venezuela, Victoria, Western Australia

Tolpis Adans. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Fam. Pl. 2: 112 (1763)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora Zambesiaca

  • C. Jeffrey in Kew Bull. 18: 432 (1966).
  • Fam. Pl. 2: 112 (1763).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Fam. Pl. 2: 112 (1763)
  • K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 196 (1994)

Flora Zambesiaca
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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