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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World.
Laggera crispata (Vahl) Hepper & J.R.I.Wood

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual or perennial herbs with resin canals; stems winged by the decurrent leaf bases
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, with long-decurrent base and dentate margins
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula disciform, terminal, few to many together in a large, loose inflorescence; phyllaries in several series, narrow, often rigid with the outer ones recurved; receptacle flat, epaleate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Outer florets many, female, filiform, with linear style branches; central florets hermaphrodite, with 5 lobes; anthers at the base obtuse or subacute but without tails, and with an apical appendage; style branches linear and papillose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes cylindrical, pubescent; pappus of free, barbellate bristles.

Native to:

Algeria, Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, Congo, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Pakistan, Philippines, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Réunion

Laggera Sch.Bip. ex Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1987 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [8936], Cameroon K000052061

First published in Gen. Pl. 2: 290 (1873)

Accepted by

  • Christenhusz, M.J.M., Fay, M.F. & Chase, M.W. (2017). Plants of the World. An illustrated encyclopedia of vascular plants: 1-792. Kew Publishing, The university of Chicago Press.
  • 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: 323.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Anderb. in Plant Syst. & Evol. 176: 161 (1991)
  • in G.P. 2: 290 (1873)
  • in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 300 (1994)

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

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