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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Venezuela and Peru.
Montanoa speciosa

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Shrubs, lianas or trees
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, often lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula many, in terminal panicles; involucre 1–2-seriate, the outer phyllaries leafy, the inner scarious; paleae scarious
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets neuter, white; inner florets hermaphrodite, with auriculate anthers and recurved style branches
Ray
Ray florets neuter, white; inner florets hermaphrodite, with auriculate anthers and recurved style branches
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes usually compressed, black, glabrous; pappus absent.

Native to:

Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, East Himalaya, Hawaii, India, Jawa, KwaZulu-Natal, Lebanon-Syria, Madeira, Mauritius, Myanmar, New South Wales, Northern Provinces, Queensland, Réunion, Society Is., Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Zimbabwe

Montanoa Cerv. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Christenhusz, M.J.M. [2010-1571], Mexico K000696322

First published in Nov. Veg. Descr. 2: 11 (1825)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Funk in Mem. N.Y. Bot. Gard. 36: 1–133 (1982)
  • in La Llave & Lexarza, Nov. Veg. Desc. 2: 11 (1825)

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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