1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Triplocephalum O.Hoffm.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Kenya and Tanzania..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Woody herbs or shrubs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate
    Capitulum
    Capitula heterogamous, disciform; florets few per head, the heads combined in dense subglobose cymes; cymes organized in fairly dense corymbs; corymbs terminal on densely leafy branches, briefly stalked; receptacle epaleate
    Florets
    Florets few per capitulum; outer or female florets with the filiform tube unequally 4–5-lobed, the lobes minute, style with filiform branches; inner or hermaphrodite florets hardly widening, 5-lobed, anthers briefly tailed, with a short distal appendage, style with closely parallel branches, densely papillose over its upper half
    Fruits
    Achenes oblong, pilose; pappus absent or of a few minute hairs.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kenya, Tanzania

    Triplocephalum O.Hoffm. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(5): 389 (1894)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 303 (1994)
    • Anderb. in Plant Syst. & Evol. 176: 168 (1991)
    • E.J. 20: 231 (1894)
    • in E.P. 4, 5: 389 (1893)

    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