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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Africa, E. Himalaya to S. China and Indo-China, Philippines.
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
Herbs, annual or perennial, usually with scattered golden glands
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula heterogamous, radiate, usually in dense terminal corymbs; phyllaries in 3–5 rows; receptacle paleate, with folded paleae clasping the disc florets
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets yellow, the rays 3–4-toothed, and often with 1–5 minute filamentous staminodes in the throat; disc florets yellow, anthers caudate at base, apex with lanceolate appendage, style with obtuse, somewhat flattened arms
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes ellipsoid, often ribbed; pappus of short scales or sometimes absent.

Native to:

Angola, Assam, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Anisopappus Hook. & Arn. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bingham, M.G. [12444], Zambia K000450162

First published in Bot. Beechey Voy.: 196 (1837)

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: 369.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Anderb. in Pl. Syst. Evol. 176: 88 (1991)
  • Bot. Beechey Voy.: 196 (1837)
  • Eldenas & Anderb. in Pl. Syst. Evol. 199: 167–192 (1996)
  • G. Taylor in J. B. 71: 165 (1933)
  • S. Ortiz, Paiva & Rodr.-Oubiña in Anal. Jard. Bot. Madrid 54: 378–391 (1996)
  • Wild in Kirkia 4: 45-73 (1964)
  • in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 283 (1994)

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