1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Artemisiopsis S.Moore
      1. Artemisiopsis villosa (O.Hoffm.) Schweick.

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual herb, bushy, 5–40 cm tall, aromatic-glandular; stems branching distally, glandular and lanate but glabrescent.
    Leaves
    Leaves linear or narrowly spatulate, aromatic, sessile, 0.5–3.5 cm long, 0.2–0.6 cm wide, base cuneate, margins entire to dentate with few teeth, often revolute, apex obtuse, lanate but glabrescent, glandular, 1-nerved.
    Capitulum
    Capitula axillary, 1–2 mm long, in contracted racemes or glomerules, immersed in a mass of lanuginose hairs; stalks of individual capitula absent or up to 0.5 mm long; receptacle convex, naked; phyllaries 2-seriate, subequal, scarious, lanceolate, 1.2–2 mm long, margins fimbriate, acuminate.
    Florets
    Outer florets yellow, 30–40, tube filiform, 0.6–0.9 mm long, style 0.8–1.1 mm long, briefly bifid; inner florets yellow, 3–6, tube narrowly infundibuliform, 0.7–0.9 mm long, minutely and sparsely glandular, lobes 0.2–0.4 mm long; anthers ± 0.6 mm long with caudate tails and filiform distal appendages; style ± 0.8 mm long with very short clavate arms.
    Fruits
    Achenes narrowly obovoid, 0.5–0.8 mm long, glandular-puberulous; pappus of outer florets a minute serrulate corona, of inner florets a minute corona of scales sometimes with an inner row of 4–7 barbellate bristles 0.6 mm long (rarely in EA material).
    Figures
    Fig. 82 (page 394).
    Habitat
    Seasonally flooded grassland; 800–1500 m
    Distribution
    K4 T2 T3

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Artemisiopsis villosa (O.Hoffm.) Schweick. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oct 1, 1937 Malawi K000274270 Unknown type material
    Oct 1, 1937 Volkens, G. [491], Tanzania K000274269 Unknown type material

    First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1937: 446 (1937)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Wild in Kirkia 12: 69 (1980).
    • Schweik. in Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Kew 1937: 446 (1937).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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