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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Africa, S. Central China.
Distephanus antandroy

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Shrubs, lianas or small trees
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, often 3-nerved from near the base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Capitula homogamous, many-flowered, solitary, in corymbs or panicles; florets yellow or orange, normally bisexual and fertile, narrowly cylindric proximally, widened abruptly, with five regular lobes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes usually 10-ribbed; pappus usually double of an outer series of flattened bristles or scales and an inner series of bristles.
Distribution
Over 40 species, mostly in Madagascar but some in Africa and SE Asia.

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, China South-Central, Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Distephanus Cass. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Dict. Sci. Nat., ed. 2. 13: 361 (1819)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by H. Beentje [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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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