1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Adelostigma Steetz
      1. Adelostigma senegalensis Benth.

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    An erect annual herb a few inches to 18 in. or more high
    Roots
    Soft, thick whitish roots
    Stem
    Slightly angled stems
    Florets
    Florets mauve or bluish-purple in thistle-like heads
    Ecology
    In damp grassy flats.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone

    Adelostigma senegalensis Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    K000273981

    First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 12: t. 1144 (1873)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Chev. Bot. 364.
    • F.T.A. 3: 320
    • in Hook. Ic. Pl. 12: t. 1144 (1876)

    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 2020. 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 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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