1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Jeffreya Cabrera
      1. Jeffreya petitiana (Lisowski) Beentje

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual herb 5–30 cm high; stems smooth, glabrous or sparsely pilose.
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate or (usually the proximal ones) opposite, sessile, 0.5–4 cm long, 0.1–0.6 cm wide, base attenuate but half-amplexicaul, margins revolute, entire or with widely spaced callous teeth to 0.6 mm long, apex acute and spinulose, sparsely hispid or glabrous.
    Capitulum
    Capitula 2.5–4 mm long, solitary on filiform stalks 1–5 cm long with few bracteoles ± 1 mm long; phyllaries 2-seriate, 12–15, lanceolate, 1.5–2.5 mm long, acuminate, glabrous; receptacle flat or convex, alveolate.
    Florets
    Florets:ray florets yellow, 8–9, tube cylindric, 0.9–1 mm long, ray 2–2.3 mm long, 1.1–1.4 mm wide, style 0.9–1 mm long, briefly bifid; central florets orange, 15–28, tube narrowly infundibuliform, 1–1.3 mm long, lobes 0.3–0.5 mm long; anthers 0.6–0.7 mm long; style 1.6–1.7 mm long, briefly bifid with penicillate tips.
    Fruits
    Achenes ellipsoid, 0.9–1.2 mm long, glabrous; pappus absent.
    Habitat
    River-banks in wooded grassland, or hardpan over ironstone; 1050–1200 m
    Distribution
    T4

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burundi, Tanzania

    Jeffreya petitiana (Lisowski) Beentje appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Lewalle, J. [3374], Burundi K000273795 isotype

    First published in : 477 (2002)

    Accepted by

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

    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
    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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0