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This genus is accepted, and is native to Africa and Asia-Temperate..

[FTEA]

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

Habit
Shrubs, rarely herbs
Leaves
Leaves alternate or rarely rosulate
Capitulum
Capitula solitary, usually radiate; involucre without a calyculus; phyllaries usually connate
Florets
Ray and disc florets yellow; style branches truncate or obtuse
Fruits
Achenes ribbed or smooth; pappus of many bristles or occasionally absent.

[FSOM]

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

Habit
Shrubs, shrublets, or rarely herbs
Leaves
Leaves entire to serrate-dentate or pinnatifid
Inflorescences
Capitula lateral or pseudoterminal on unbranched peduncles, radiate or rarely discoid; phyllaries mostly uniseriate, connate at least below; calyculus absent; receptacle without paleae
Florets
Ray florets yellow, female
Disc
Disk florets yellow, tubular-campanulate, usually 5-lobed; style branches truncate to obtuse, papillose
Fruits
Achenes ellipsoid, ribbed or smooth, glabrous or pubescent; pappus of many slender barbellate and deciduous bristles.
Distribution
Genus of about a hundred species mainly in southern Africa, but some in eastern and north-eastern tropical Africa, and on Socotra and in southern Arabia.

Native to:

Botswana, Cape Provinces, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Socotra, Somalia, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen

Introduced into:

Guatemala, New South Wales, Victoria, Zimbabwe

Euryops (Cass.) Cass. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Dict. Sci. Nat., ed. 2. 16: 49 (1820)

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 M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Nordenstam in Opera Bot. 20 (1968).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • C. Jeffrey in K.B. 41: 931 (1986)
  • in Dict. Sci. Nat. 16: 49 (1820)

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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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