1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Gutenbergia Sch.Bip.
      1. Gutenbergia trifolia Wild & G.V.Pope

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

    [FZ]

    Compositae, G. V. Pope. Flora Zambesiaca 6:1. 1992

    Habit
    A tufted perennial herb from a woody rootstock.
    Stem
    Stems annual, ascending, up to c. 20 cm. long, thinly white appressed-araneose; hairs short-stalked long-armed matted T-shaped.
    Leaves
    Leaves in whorls of 3, or opposite, sessile, up to c. 2.5 x 0.1 cm., linear, tapering to a pungent acuminate apex, with somewhat revolute margins, upper surface green and thinly pilose, lower surface closely white araneose-felted, midrib glabrescent.
    Capitulum
    Capitula in terminal clusters of 2–6; stalks 1–30 mm. long, appressed whitish pilose.
    Involucre
    Involucres c. 6 x 5 mm., obconic-campanulate.
    Phyllaries
    Phyllaries many, lanceolate, tapering to a purple pungent tip, midrib prominent, densely araneose-lanate outside; the outer phyllaries from c. 2 mm. long, narrowly lanceolate, the inner to c. 6 mm. long.
    Corolla
    Corollas pale-mauve, to c. 6.5 mm. long, narrowly funnel-shaped, silky-whitish appressed-pilose in upper part, the hairs finely long-armed T-shaped.
    Fruits
    Achene (immature) c. 1 mm. long, ?narrowly obovoid, ?4-ribbed, sparsely setulose, minutely glandular; pappus 0.

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    Distribution

    Gutenbergia trifolia Wild & G.V.Pope appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1975 Milne-Redhead, E. [4417], Zambia K000272762 holotype

    First published in Kirkia 10(2): 313 (1977)

    Accepted by

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

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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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 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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