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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania to Malawi.
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
Perennial scandent herb
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, with thickened prehensile petiole; blade ovate-cordate, auriculate, palmately veined
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula in corymbose panicles, heterogamous, radiate; involucre calyculate; anthers caudate; style arms without appendages, fringed with short hairs, but in ray florets virtually without hairs
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes oblong, ribbed; pappus of fine bristles
Note
Monotypic.

Native to:

Malawi, Tanzania

Austrosynotis C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Kew Bull. 41: 878 (1986)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Bremer, Asterac., Cladistics & Class.: 498 (1994)
  • in K.B. 41: 878 (1986)

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/
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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