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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & S. Africa.
Litogyne conyzoides

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate or subopposite, dentate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Capitula solitary or few together in terminal clusters, disciform; receptacle slightly cup-shaped, the outer florets inserted on the rim, the inner lower down
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Outer florets female, filiform, 2–3-dentate; inner florets many, 3–5-lobed, anthers minutely tailed, style undivided or with a minute notch, slightly capitate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes cylindrical, 5–10-ribbed, glandular or sparsely hairy; pappus absent or present in the inner florets.
Distribution
One to few species in Australia, Asia, Africa and the Americas.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate or subopposite, dentate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula solitary or few together in terminal clusters, disciform; receptacle slightly cup-shaped, the outer florets inserted on the rim, the inner lower down
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Outer florets female, filiform, 2–3-dentate; inner florets hermaphrodite, many, 3–5-lobed, anthers minutely tailed; style undivided or with a minute notch, slightly capitate, with tubercle-based hairs
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes cylindrical, 5–10-ribbed, glandular or sparsely hairy; pappus absent or present in the inner florets
Distribution
Fourteen species in Australia, Asia, Africa and the Americas.

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Chad, Ethiopia, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Northern Provinces, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Litogyne Harv. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Thes. Cap. 2: 35 (1863)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by H. Beentje [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Anderb. in Plant Syst. & Evol. 176: 168 (1991)
  • Thes. Cap. 2: 35 (1865)
  • in K. Bremer, Asteraceae Clad. & Class.: 300 (1994)

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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Plants and People Africa
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