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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Canary Is, W. & S. Medit. to Sahel and Tanzania, Arabian Peninsula to Iran.
Volutaria muricata

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences 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
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes pilose, many-ribbed and rugulose between the ribs, with an apical rim; pappus of linear to lanceolate scales, persistent.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1–4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Distribution
Sixteen species in southern Europe, northern and eastern Africa and south-western Asia.
Morphology General Habit
Annual herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula heterogamous, the outer florets neuter and radiate, the inner florets bisexual-Florets with style with puberulous, flattened branches with a hairy ring at the base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes many-ribbed, rugulose between the ribs, with an apical rim; pappus of linear to lanceolate scales, persistent.

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 (1816)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by H. Beentje [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 156 (1994)
  • in Bull. Soc. Philom. Paris 1816: 200 (1816)

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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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 2021. 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 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