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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[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 or rarely ternate, the upper leaves often alternate, dotted with resin/oil drops on lower leaf surface
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula terminal, solitary or in cymes or panicles, radiate; involucre 2-seriate, the outer leafy, the inner grading into the paleae; paleae 3-veined, the inner keeled
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets female with 3-dentate ray; disc florets cylindric, with pubescent tube, 5-lobed; anthers obtuse or sagittate at base, with apical appendage; style arms short and pilose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes black or brown, obovoid to obconical, the ray-floret achenes 3-angled, the inner 4-angled; pappus absent.

Native to:

Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Baltic States, Belgium, California, Canary Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, Connecticut, Costa Rica, East Himalaya, Florida, France, Great Britain, Illinois, India, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Lebanon-Syria, Madeira, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New South Wales, New York, Northern Provinces, Ohio, Ontario, Palestine, Pennsylvania, Poland, Queensland, Réunion, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Sweden, Tasmania, Tennessee, Ukraine, Virginia, Yugoslavia

Guizotia Cass. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Dict. Sci. Nat., ed. 2. 59: 237, 247-248 (1829)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 3: 384. Nom. cons.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • J.Baagøe in Bot. Tidsskr. 69: 1–39 (1974)
  • in Dict. Sci. Nat. 59: 237, 247, 248 (1829), nom. cons .

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