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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & S. Africa, Arabian Peninsula.
Geigeria ornativa

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Herbs or shrublets
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate or distally subopposite
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula heterogamous, radiate (in ours) or disciform, sessile or shortly pedunculate, solitary or aggregated; phyllaries 3–7-seriate; receptacle with paleae
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets present and 1-seriate, 3-lobed or absent; disc florets hermaphrodite, anthers sagittate, style branches flattened, obtuse to subacute
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes pilose; pappus of large scales in 2 rows.

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Northern Provinces, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Geigeria Griess. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Linnaea 5: 411 (1830)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Merxmüller in Mitt. Bot. Staatss. Munchen 1, 7: 239 (1953).
  • —F.T.A. 3: 367

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Anderb. in Pl. Syst. Evol. 176: 89 (1991)
  • Merxm. in Mitt. Bot. Staats., München 1: 251-316 (1953)
  • Oliv. in F.T.A. 3: 367 (1877)
  • in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 286 (1994)
  • in Linnaea 5: 411 (1830)

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