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This genus is accepted, and its native range is E. Central & E. Tropical Africa.
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 herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, sessile, entire or lyrate-pinnatifid
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula disciform, in corymbose inflorescences; phyllaries 2–3-seriate, subequal, the innermost smallest; receptacle convex, tuberculate, epaleate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Female florets in 3 rows, tubular with 3–4 minute teeth, yellowish; inner florets hermaphrodite, yellow, tube infundibuliform; anthers with short triangular appendages; style-branches with short triangular appendages
sex Female
Female florets in 3 rows, tubular with 3–4 minute teeth, yellowish; inner florets hermaphrodite, yellow, tube infundibuliform; anthers with short triangular appendages; style-branches with short triangular appendages
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes ellipsoid-oblong, hairy; pappus absent.

Native to:

Kenya, Tanzania, Zaïre

Grauanthus Fayed appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 15: 484 (1979)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 400 (1994)
  • in Mitt. Bot. Staats., München 15: 484 (1979)

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