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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Zimbabwe to Mozambique.

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    A perennial herb up to c. 1 m. tall.
    Stem
    Stems leafy, branching, appressed-pilose; the hairs short-stalked long-armed T-shaped.
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, 3–9 x 0.8–3.5 cm., ovate-lanceolate to narrowly elliptic, apices acute mucronate, bases rounded to cuneate, margins entire to remotely serrulate; upper surface green drying brownish, finely pilose to pubescent, the hairs long-stalked T-shaped becoming rigid; lower surface whitish felted with short-stalked matted T-shaped hairs.
    Capitulum
    Capitula many in laxly corymbiform cymes, stalks 0.2–35 mm. long, appressed tomentellous with a few subulate bracts.
    Involucre
    Involucres 8–10 x 5–13 mm., campanulate-cyathiform.
    Phyllaries
    Phyllaries many, margins narrowly hyaline, minutely ciliate-serrulate, obscurely 3-nerved, appressed tomentellous to sparsely so, the outer phyllaries c. 8 mm. long and subulate, the inner longer ± subequal lorate-lanceolate and acuminate-aristate or long cuspidate.
    Corolla
    Corollas mauve-purplish, 7–8 mm. long, narrowly funnel-shaped; lobes sparsely shortly setose, T-shaped hairs absent.
    Fruits
    Achenes c. 1.5 mm. long, narrowly turbinate-cylindric, truncate above, strongly c. 6-ribbed, minutely setulose between the ribs; pappus of few very caducous barbellate setae c. 2 mm. long.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mozambique, Zimbabwe

    Gutenbergia westii (Wild) Wild & G.V.Pope appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Kirkia 10(2): 314 (1977)

    Accepted by

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

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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