1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Hypericophyllum Steetz
      1. Hypericophyllum angolense N.E.Br.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is DR Congo to S. Tropical Africa.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Perennial herb 0.2–1 m high; rootstock creeping, short and stout with long brown roots; stem ribbed, scabrid.
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite, the lower appressed to the ground, oblanceolate to narrowly oblanceolate, less often ovate or elliptic, 3–20 cm long, 0.5–10 cm wide, base attenuate and connate with that of the opposite leaf, margins entire, apex obtuse, scabrid or hispid-pilose on both surfaces, glandular; with 3 main veins.
    Capitulum
    Capitula solitary on long stalks, sometimes apparently branched inflorescences with very long stalks to individual heads; involucre 7–15 mm long; phyllaries 4–15 mm long, pubescent or glabrous.
    Florets
    Florets many; corolla orange or reddish-orange, 9–10 mm long, pilose.
    Fruits
    Achenes ellipsoid or narrowly obovoid, 4–9 mm long, ribbed, hispidulous, glandular; pappus of bristles 3–7 mm long, winged near base, hooked at apex.
    Habitat
    Brachystegia or Brachystegia–Uapaca woodland or secondary woodland; 950–1950 m
    Distribution
    T4 T5 T7 T8

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zaïre

    Hypericophyllum angolense N.E.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 1, 2013 Whyte, A. [s.n.], Malawi K001097347 syntype
    Welwitsch [3965], Angola K000410636 Unknown type material
    [Theuch] [410] K000410637 Unknown type material
    Kirk [s.n.], Malawi Hypericophyllum scabridum K000410739
    Buchanan, J. [73] Hypericophyllum scabridum K000410738 Unknown type material
    Buchanan, J. [73] Hypericophyllum scabridum K000410737 Unknown type material
    Buchanan. [439] Hypericophyllum scabridum K000410735 Unknown type material
    Buchanan. [439] Hypericophyllum scabridum K000410736 Unknown type material

    First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 35: 122 (1902)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • G.V. Pope in Kirkia 10: 106, t. 2 (1975).
    • N.E.Br. in Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 35: 122 (1902).

    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/
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