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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World.
Dichrocephala integrifolia subsp. integrifolia

[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
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, with subauriculate base, oblong-obovate to spatulate, pinnatifid to entire
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Capitula in lax corymbs or panicles, disciform; receptacle±swollen; phyllaries 2–3-seriate; receptacle domed, epaleate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Outer florets in many rows, female, fertile, tubular, 2–3(–4)-toothed, sparsely glandular; inner florets fewer than the outer ones, bisexual, 4–5-lobed; anthers obtuse at the base, at the apex with an obtuse, triangular appendage; style-branches with sterile lanceolate appendages longer than the receptive part
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes obovoid, slightly flattened, glabrous, glandular near base and apex; pappus absent or of few caducous bristles or a small rim.
Distribution
Four species in the tropics of Africa, Madagascar and Asia.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual or perennial herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, with subauriculate base, oblong-obovate to spatulate, pinnatifid to entire
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula in lax corymbs or panicles, disciform; phyllaries 2–3-seriate; receptacle ± swollen, domed, epaleate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Outer florets in many rows, female, fertile, tubular, 2–3(–4)-toothed, sparsely glandular; central florets fewer than the marginal ones, hermaphrodite, 4–5-lobed; anthers obtuse at the base, at the apex with an obtuse, triangular appendage; style-branches with sterile lanceolate appendages longer than the receptive part
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes obovoid, slightly compressed, glabrous, glandular near base and apex; pappus absent or of few caducous bristles or a small rim.

Native to:

Angola, Assam, Benin, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Chad, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, Djibouti, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Iran, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Nigeria, North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Philippines, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Socotra, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Tubuai Is., Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Guatemala, Italy, Mauritius, New Caledonia, New South Wales, Queensland, Réunion, Society Is.

Dichrocephala L'Hér. ex DC. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Arch. Bot. (Paris) 2: 517 (1833)

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: 302.

Flora of Somalia

  • Fayed in Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 15: 425–576 (1979).
  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by H. Beentje [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A.J. Scott in Fl. Masc. 109: 76 (1993)
  • Fayed in Mitt. Bot. Staats., München 15: 491 (1979)
  • K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 400 (1994)
  • Prodr. 5: 371 (1836)
  • Wild in Kirkia 10: 6 (1975)
  • in Arch. Bot. (Paris) 2: 517 (1833)

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/
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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