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  1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Brocchia Vis.
      1. Brocchia cinerea (Delile) Vis.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Sahara & Sahel to Jordan, Arabian Peninsula, Comoros.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Low spreading ?perennial herb to 25 cm high; stems branched from the base, white-pubescent.
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, spatulate or obovate in outline, pinnatifid with up to 3 pairs of lobes to subentire, 1–4 cm long, 0.6–1.9 cm wide, base a narrow and winged pseudopetiole, margins dentate, apex acute, white-pubescent and glandular on both surfaces.
    Capitulum
    Capitula 5–7 mm long, terminal and solitary on stalks of 2–20 mm long; phyllaries subequal, 2.5–5 mm long, 0.8–1.5 mm wide, acute, densely white-pilose; receptacle convex to toroid, slightly tuberculate.
    Florets
    Outer florets yellow, with filiform tube 1–1.2 mm long, glandular, with minute lobes distally, style 1–1.3 mm long; inner florets yellow, many, with glandular tube 0.8–1 mm long and lobes 0.4–0.5 mm long, anthers 0.5–0.6 mm long, style ± 1.3 mm long.
    Fruits
    Achenes oblong, slightly to hardly flattened, 1.6–2 mm long, ribbed, glandular.
    Habitat
    Dry river-bed; ?1300 m
    Distribution
    T1/T4

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Algeria, Comoros, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Tunisia

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Brocchia cinerea (Delile) Vis. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 1, 2014 Kotschy [452], Sudan K000378334

    Bibliography

    First published in G.F.Spongia, Comment. Med. 2: 219 (1836)

    Accepted by

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

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Science Photographs
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