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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World.
Gynura pseudochina

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Perennial herbs, erect or climbing
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, simple, dentate or lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula rarely solitary, usually in terminal corymbose cymes, discoid
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Involucre
Involucre with calyculus; receptacle epaleate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Florets with the upper part campanulate or infundibuliform
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers obtuse or slightly sagittate at base, with ovate or lanceolate apical appendage
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Prominent style-arms long, exserted, gradually tapered, sometimes coloured
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes ribbed; pappus of many fine bristles.

Native to:

Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Borneo, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nigeria, Philippines, Queensland, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zambia, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Florida, Guatemala, Honduras, Leeward Is., Mauritius, Nansei-shoto, Réunion, Trinidad-Tobago

Gynura Cass. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Keay, R.W.J. [25947], Nigeria 8664.000

First published in Dict. Sci. Nat., ed. 2. 34: 391 (1825)

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: 401, partly. Nom. cons.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • C. Jeffrey in K.B. 41: 929–930 (1986)
  • F.G. Davies in K.B. 33: 335–342 (1978)
  • in Dict. Sci. Nat. 34: 391 (1825), nom. cons.

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/
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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