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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & S. 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
Perennial herbs; rhizome woody
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, entire, glandular, margins often scabrid
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula usually solitary on long stalks, discoid; phyllaries in several rows; receptacle epaleate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla often orange to red, deeply 5-lobed; anther appendage narrowly ovate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes ribbed; pappus of several bristles or setae, often hooked at apex.

Native to:

Angola, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Hypericophyllum Steetz appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Naturw. Reise Mossambique 6(Bot., 2): 498 (1864)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Peters Reise Mossamb. Bot. 49, t. 50 (1863).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • G.V. Pope in Kirkia 10: 104–111 (1975)
  • in Peters, Reise Mossamb. Bot. 2: 498 (1863)

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