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  1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Kleinia Jacq.
      1. Kleinia schwartzii L.E.Newton

        This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Kenya.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Succulent herb to 70 cm high; stem erect, succulent and up to 25 mm in diameter, green with 3 reddish lines below each node, the base enlarging and becoming tuberous and to 60 mm in diameter.
    Leaves
    Leaves densely set, semi-terete with adaxial groove, to 8 cm long, 3–4 mm in diameter, green, glabrous.
    Capitulum
    Capitula solitary or up to 3, stalk of individual heads 9–42 cm long; bracts on inflorescence linear, 5–8 mm long; involucre 15–19 mm long, 15–20 mm in diameter; bracts of calyculus absent; phyllaries 19–20, 15–19 mm long, 2–5 mm wide.
    Florets
    Florets red, the tube 15 mm long and yellow-green at base, lobes 3.5 mm long.
    Fruits
    Achenes unknown, but ovary 3 mm long, hirsute; pappus 10–14 mm long.
    Habitat
    In soil pockets on rock slopes; altitude not given, ± 1000 m?
    Distribution
    possibly in Ethiopia K1

    Distribution

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Kleinia schwartzii L.E.Newton appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Schwartz, H. [73K], Kenya K000311754 holotype

    Bibliography

    First published in Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 65: 287 (1993)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • L.E.Newton in Cact. Succ. Journ. (USA) 65, 5: 287 (1993).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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