1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Dahlia Cav.
      1. Dahlia excelsa Benth.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Perennial herb with tuberous roots; opposite pinnate leaves; capitula with large mauve-pink ray florets.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

    Dahlia excelsa Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mexico 31536.000
    W. Bates [s.n.], Mexico K000009972 lectotype
    W. Bates, Mexico K000009973 lectotype
    W. Bates [s.n.], Mexico K000009974 lectotype
    W. Bates [s.n.], Mexico K000009975 lectotype

    First published in ii. t. 88.

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Benth. in Maund, Botanist, 2: t. 88 (1838).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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