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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Central U.S.A. to Tropical & Subtropical America.
Flaveria bidentis (L.) Kuntze

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual or perennial herbs or shrubs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple, opposite and connate at base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Capitula in corymbose panicles or glomerules, radiate or discoid or both types on the same plant
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Receptacle
Receptacle epaleate; glomerules with scales
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets (when present) 1(–2), pistillate and fertile, yellow
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disk florets yellow, 1–15
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes black, 10-ribbed, ± flattened
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds Pappus
Pappus absent, rarely of 2–4 short scales or cupuliform.
Distribution
Some 20 species in Central and South America and Australia; two pantropical weeds.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual or perennial herbs or shrubs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, with connate leaf bases, 3-veined from base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula in terminal or axillary dense cymes or glomerules, heterogamous or much reduced to a single floret; phyllaries in several rows; receptacle epaleate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla with female ray floret, or only one ray on the outside of the outer capitulum, and hermaphrodite disc florets.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anther appendage narrowly ovate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes black, narrowly obovoid; pappus absent or rarely of a few scales.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central, California, Cayman Is., Chile Central, Chile North, Colorado, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Florida, Galápagos, Jamaica, Kansas, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Texas, Turks-Caicos Is., Uruguay, Utah, Venezuela, Virginia, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Alabama, Assam, Baleares, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, China North-Central, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Free State, Georgia, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf States, Hawaii, India, Iraq, KwaZulu-Natal, Massachusetts, Mauritius, Namibia, New South Wales, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Oman, Queensland, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, South Australia, Spain, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Western Australia, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Flaveria Juss. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Gen. Pl.: 186 (1789)

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

  • G.V. Pope in Kirkia 10: 111 (1975)
  • Gen. Pl.: 186 (1789)
  • Powell in Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 65, 2: 590–636 (1978)

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