1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Volutaria Cass.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Europe, Africa and Asia-Temperate..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual herbs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate
    Capitulum
    Capitula heterogamous, radiant; outer florets neuter, central florets perfect; anthers with flattened tails; style with puberulous, slightly flattened arms, with a hairy ring at their base
    Fruits
    Achenes pilose, many-ribbed and rugulose between the ribs, with an apical rim; pappus of linear to lanceolate scales, persistent.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Algeria, Canary Is., Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gulf States, Iran, Kenya, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, Spain, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Western Sahara, Yemen

    Introduced into:

    California, France, Poland, Sicilia

    Volutaria Cass. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris (1816) 200

    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.: 156 (1994)
    • in Bull. Soc. Philom. Paris 1816: 200 (1816)

    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