Taxon: Grangea maderaspatana (L.) Poir.

Genus: Grangea
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 401692
Place of publication: Encycl. suppl. 2:825. 1812
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Use Pl WT Afr)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya ; Tanzania
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia ; Sudan
    • Northern Africa: Egypt
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola ; Mozambique ; Zambia ; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Namibia ; South Africa KwaZulu-Natal
    • West Tropical Africa: Ghana ; Guinea-Bissau ; Mali ; Nigeria ; Senegal
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon ; Gabon ; Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Yunnan
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
    • Western Asia: Egypt Sinai
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India ; Nepal ; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia ; Laos ; Myanmar ; Thailand ; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia ; Malaysia


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  • Burkill, H. M. 1985. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr) 1:473-474.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  • Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. (F EthiopCuf)
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Figueiredo, E. & G. F. Smith Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. 2008 (Pl Angol)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  • Jardin botanique national de Belgique Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale). (F Afr Centr)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  • Press, J. R. et al. Annotated checklist of the flowering plants of Nepal (on-line resource). 2000- (L Nepal Online)
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. (F India)
  • Turner, I. M. A catalogue of the vascular plants of Malaya. Gardens' Bull. Singapore vol. 47. (L Malaya)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)


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