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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America.
Galinsoga quadriradiata

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Capitula small, usually radiate; phyllaries 1–3-seriate; receptacle with paleae. Ray florets female; disk florets bisexual
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Achenes ± obconical; pappus of scales or absent in ray florets.
Distribution
Genus of 12 species in North and South America.
Note
G. quadriradiata Ruiz & Pavón, with numerous glandular hairs more than 0.5 mm long on peduncles, is a widespread weedy species that will almost certainly turn up also in Somalia.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula terminal or in upper axils, stalked, heterogamous, radiate; involucre 1–3-seriate; paleae flat
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets female, ray 3-lobed, disc florets hermaphrodite, cylindric, the basal part narrow, 5-toothed; anthers obtuse at base; style arms densely papillose-pubescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes obovoid, those of ray florets enclosed by a group of phyllaries and paleae; pappus of linear or narrow scales with or without terminal awns, but sometimes absent in ray florets.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Alabama, Albania, Alberta, Altay, Amur, Arizona, Arkansas, Austria, Azores, Bahamas, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Botswana, British Columbia, Bulgaria, California, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Chatham Is., China Southeast, Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Finland, Florida, France, Free State, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hawaii, Hungary, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krym, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Lesotho, Libya, Madagascar, Madeira, Maine, Malaya, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritius, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, Northern Provinces, Northwest European R, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Réunion, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Sicilia, South Australia, South Carolina, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tasmania, Tennessee, Texas, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tubuai Is., Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vermont, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Western Australia, Wisconsin, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Galinsoga Ruiz & Pav. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dawkins, H.C. [597], Uganda 4754.000

First published in Fl. Peruv. Prodr.: 110 (1794)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Adams in J.W. Afr. Sci. Assoc. 3: 113 (1957).
  • —Benth. & Hook. f. Gen. Pl. 2: 390

Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Canne in Rhodora 79: 319–389 (1977)
  • Canne-Hilliker in Taxon 41: 661–666 (1992)
  • Prodr. Fl. Pér.: 110, t. 24 (1794)

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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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