1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Grauanthus Fayed
      1. Grauanthus linearifolius (O.Hoffm.) Fayed

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual or perennial herb to 50 cm, sparsely branched; stems ribbed, finely pubescent.
    Leaves
    Leaves entire, sessile, narrowly obovate to lanceolate, 2–9 cm long and 0.4–1 cm wide, the base attenuate and subauriculate, margins dentate, apex acute or obtuse, sparsely scabrid-puberulous on both surfaces.
    Capitulum
    Capitula 2–3 mm long, few together in cymes, these in turn united in sparsely branched terminal leafy corymbs; stalks of individual capitula 1–5 mm long, pilose; phyllaries subequal, lanceolate, 1.5–2 mm long, 0.2–0.5 mm wide, acute, pilose, ciliate; receptacle convex.
    Florets
    Female outer florets pale yellow, 20–25, 3-seriate, tube 0.7–0.8 mm long, with 4 minute teeth 0.1–0.2 mm long; style 1–1.1 mm long with short branches; central florets yellow, 15–25, tube 1–1.3 mm long, lobes 0.5–0.6 mm long; anthers 0.7–0.8 mm long, with obtuse triangular appendages; style 1.6–1.7 mm long with short branches, with short triangular appendages.
    Fruits
    Achenes subcylindrical or slightly flattened, 0.5–1 mm long, sparsely pilose.
    Figures
    Fig. 95 (page 463).
    Habitat
    Grassland, palm grassland or open forest, usually in seasonally moist depressions; 1–150 m
    Distribution
    not known elsewhere K7 T6

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kenya, Tanzania

    Grauanthus linearifolius (O.Hoffm.) Fayed appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2009 Njau, E. [1332], Tanzania K000614959
    Jan 1, 2007 Festo, L. [2541], Kenya K000197185
    Jan 1, 1995 Peter, A. [54188], Tanzania K000312336
    Jan 1, 1995 Shabani, S. [506], Tanzania K000312337
    Jan 1, 1995 Ruffo, C.K. [388], Tanzania K000312338
    Jan 1, 1979 Greenway, P.J. [9455], Kenya K000312335
    Jan 1, 1979 Flock, O. [39], Tanzania K000312339
    Jan 1, 1979 Stuhlmann [7096], Tanzania K000273543 lectotype
    Jan 1, 1979 Mgaza, C.D. [999], Tanzania K000312340

    First published in Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 15: 485 (1979)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Fayed in Mitt. Bot. Staats., München 15: 485 (1979).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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