1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Launaea Cass.
      1. Launaea brunneri (Webb) Amin ex Boulos

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

    Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    A pale-stemmed diffusely branched annual or perennial herb up to about 2 ft. high, woody at the base
    Leaves
    A rosette or dentate leaves
    Florets
    Florets with pale yellow ligules often reddish outside.
    [FWTA]

    Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    A bushy spreading stiff-branched herb of littoral sands about 8-12 in. high at most
    Corolla
    Ligules white, pale yellow at the base and tinged pink outside.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal, Sudan, Togo

    Launaea brunneri (Webb) Amin ex Boulos appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1990 Chevalier, A.J.B. [1259], Mali K000511254 Unknown type material
    Jul 6, 1955 Hagerup, O. [134], Mali K000511256
    Chevalier, A. [1259], Mali K000251720 isotype
    Kotschy [427], Sudan K000251743 syntype
    Brunner [26], Senegal K000251719 holotype
    Chevalier, A.J.B. [1259], Mali K000511255 Unknown type material

    First published in Bot. Not. 115: 59 (1962)

    Accepted by

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

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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