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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World.
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
Annual or perennial, often prostrate herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, pinnatifid
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula terminal or leaf-opposed, solitary or laxly corymbose, globose, disciform; phyllaries 1–3-seriate, subequal, the inner with membranous margins; receptacle hemispheric or conical, epaleate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Outer florets in 1-several rows, female, narrowly tubular, 2–4-dentate; central florets very many, hermaphrodite, 4–5-lobed; anther bases obtuse; style-branches with short triangular appendages
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes slightly compressed, pubescent; pappus of a few basally connate scaly bristles, a corona, or rarely absent.

Native to:

Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, East Himalaya, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Hainan, India, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Madagascar, Malaya, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Senegal, Sinai, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Vietnam, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Grangea Adans. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.], Myanmar K001132379

First published in Fam. Pl. 2: 121 (1763)

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: 304.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • DC., Prodr. 5: 372 (1836)
  • Fam. Pl. 2: 121 (1763)
  • Fayed in Mitt. Bot. Staats., München 15: 450 (1979)
  • K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 400 (1994)
  • Wild in Kirkia 10: 10 (1975)

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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