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This genus is accepted, and is native to Africa..

[FTEA]

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

Habit
Perennial herbs
Leaves
Leaves alternate, amplexicaul
Capitulum
Capitula terminal, sessile, large, homogamous, solitary or in few-headed inflorescences, surrounded and overtopped by upper leaves; receptacle epaleate; corolla with long tube and 5 lobes
Fruits
Achenes many-ribbed; pappus multiseriate, of barbellate, somewhat flattened bristles.

Native to:

Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zaïre

Aedesia O.Hoffm. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Nat. Pflanzenfam., Nachtr. 1: 321 (1897)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 24: 467 (1898).
  • in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. Nachtr. 1: 321 (1897)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 216 (1994)
  • C. Jeffrey in K.B. 43: 248 (1988)
  • Mattf. In E.J. 59, Beibl. 133: 8–12 (1924)
  • in E.J. 24: 467 (1898)
  • in E. & P. Pf., Nachtr. 1: 321 (1897)

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