1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Anisopappus Hook. & Arn.
      1. Anisopappus holstii (O.Hoffm.) Wild

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Ethiopia to Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual herb, 0.1–1 m high, with straggling branches; stems thinly pubescent to sparsely pilose.
    Leaves
    Leaves petiolate, the petiole 0.2–2.5 cm long, blade ovate to cordiform, 1–8 cm long, 0.6–6 cm wide, base cordate, truncate or less often cuneate, margins dentate-crenate, sometimes (especially in Kenya) slightly lobed, rarely almost entire, apex acute, densely to sparsely pilose on both surfaces, glandular beneath.
    Capitulum
    Capitula 3–8 mm long, in few-headed leafy cymes; stalks of individual capitula 0.5–3 cm long, filiform; phyllaries lanceolate, 2.5–5 mm long, attenuate, distally ciliate or pectinate, sparsely glandular; receptacle conical, the paleae similar to the phyllaries.
    Florets
    Florets yellow; outer florets few, pale yellow, tube cylindric, 0.8–1.1 mm long, ray 1–2(–3) mm long, 0.5–2 mm wide, style 1–1.6 mm long; inner florets 15–35, pale to dark yellow, tube infundibuliform, 0.8–1.5 mm long and sparsely glandular, lobes 0.3–0.4 mm long and sparsely glandular, anthers 0.5–0.7 mm long, style 1.3–1.8 mm long.
    Fruits
    Achenes ellipsoid, grooved, 0.8–1.2 mm long, glabrous or very sparsely pilose; pappus absent.
    Habitat
    Woodland or wooded grassland, in slightly damp ground or in shade patches of trees, also in crevices in lava; occasionally in cultivated sites; 750–1900 m
    Distribution
    K2 K3 K4 K6 K7 T1 T3 T5 T7 U1 U3 not known elsewhere

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania

    Anisopappus holstii (O.Hoffm.) Wild appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2009 Mwangoka, M.A. [4512], Tanzania K000614939
    Jan 1, 1962 Holst, C. [8898], Tanzania K000410184

    First published in Kirkia 4: 69 (1964)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • S. Ortiz, Paiva & Rodr.-Oubiña in Anal. Jard. Bot. Madrid 54: 389 (1996).
    • Agnew, A.D.Q. & Agnew, S., Upland Kenya Wild Flowers, ed. 2: 214 (1994).
    • Wild in Kirkia 4: 69 (1964).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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