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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, N. Africa, Temp. Eurasia.
Hypochaeris L.

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Perennial or annual, usually scapose herbs.
Morphology Stem
Stems solitary or few, often branched.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves mostly basal or radical, entire or sinuate-dentate to pinnatifid.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula solitary or several in sparingly-branched corymbiform cymes.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Receptacle
Receptacles flat, paleate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Involucre
Involucres sub-cylindrical or campanulate, phyllaries several-seriate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corollas yellow or white.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers sagittate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style branches long, obtuse, sweeping-hairs short (barbellate).
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes cylindric-ellipsoid, at least the inner ones beaked, ribbed often scabridulous; pappus 1–2-seriate of barbellate or plumose setae.

[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; stems solitary or few
Morphology Leaves
Leaves mostly radical, entire to pinnatifid
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula solitary or in sparingly branched corymbose cymes; involucre cylindric or campanulate; phyllaries in several series; receptacles paleate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla yellow or white.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers sagittate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style branches long, with short sweeping hairs
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes beaked, ribbed and often scabridulous; pappus of setae in 1–2 series.

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Canary Is., Central European Rus, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colombia, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Ecuador, Falkland Is., Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Inner Mongolia, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Manchuria, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Palestine, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Tuva, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela, West Siberia, Xinjiang, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Cape Provinces, Chatham Is., Costa Rica, Florida, Free State, Georgia, Guatemala, Hawaii, Illinois, India, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Oregon, Panamá, Pennsylvania, Queensland, South Australia, South Carolina, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tasmania, Tennessee, Texas, Tristan da Cunha, Victoria, Washington, West Virginia, Western Australia

Hypochaeris L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 810 (1753)

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).
  • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 352 (1754).
  • Sp. Pl. 2: 810 (1753)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 198 (1994)
  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 352 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 810 (1753)

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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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