1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Hypochaeris L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Europe, Africa, Falkland Island, Southern America and Asia-Temperate..

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Perennial or annual, usually scapose herbs.
    Stem
    Stems solitary or few, often branched.
    Leaves
    Leaves mostly basal or radical, entire or sinuate-dentate to pinnatifid.
    Capitulum
    Capitula solitary or several in sparingly-branched corymbiform cymes.
    Receptacle
    Receptacles flat, paleate.
    Involucre
    Involucres sub-cylindrical or campanulate, phyllaries several-seriate.
    Corolla
    Corollas yellow or white.
    Anthers
    Anthers sagittate.
    Style
    Style branches long, obtuse, sweeping-hairs short (barbellate).
    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

    Habit
    Annual or perennial herbs, usually scapose; stems solitary or few
    Leaves
    Leaves mostly radical, entire to pinnatifid
    Capitulum
    Capitula solitary or in sparingly branched corymbose cymes; involucre cylindric or campanulate; phyllaries in several series; receptacles paleate
    Corolla
    Corolla yellow or white.
    Anthers
    Anthers sagittate.
    Style
    Style branches long, with short sweeping hairs
    Fruits
    Achenes beaked, ribbed and often scabridulous; pappus of setae in 1–2 series.

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    Distribution

    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 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, Masachusettes, Mississippi, New South Wales, New York, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Oregon, Panamá, Pennsylvania, Queensland, South Australia, South Carolina, 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. 2: 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)

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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 2019. 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 2019. 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