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  1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Mikaniopsis Milne-Redh.
      1. Mikaniopsis tedliei (Oliv. & Hiern) C.D.Adams

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Central Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

    Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    A shrubby climber like the last (Mikaniopsis paniculata).
    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Woody climber reaching several m in length; branches striate, tomentose-pubescent and glandular on young parts, becoming puberulous with age.
    Leaves
    Leaves cordate, 6–10.8 cm long, 4.5–10.1 cm wide, base subcordate, margins sparsely dentate, apex acuminate, dark green and puberulous above, grey-green and tomentose beneath; palmately 5–7-veined from the base; petiole 3–6.5 cm long.
    Capitulum
    Capitula numerous in terminal and axillary corymbs to 22 cm long, disciform; stalk of individual heads 5–7.3 cm long; involucre hemispherical, 7.5–8 mm long; bracts of calyculus 3–4, lanceolate, 2.5–4 mm long; phyllaries 8–14, lanceolate, 7.5–8 mm long, acute, puberulous, margins scarious.
    Florets
    Outer florets female, to 8 mm long; inner hermaphrodite, corolla 6–8 mm long, lobes 1.3–2 mm long; style-arms with short hairy subulate appendages.
    Fruits
    Achenes 0.6–2.1 mm long, 5-ribbed, glabrous; pappus 6.5–8 mm long, cream or dirty white.
    Habitat
    Along paths in dense equatorial forest; ± 1150 m
    Distribution
    U4

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Ghana, Uganda, Zaïre

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Mikaniopsis tedliei (Oliv. & Hiern) C.D.Adams appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Morton, J.K. [870], Cameroon K000518440
    Maitland, T.D. [1122], Cameroon K000518438
    Maitland, T.D. [1122], Cameroon K000518439
    Maitland, T.D. [1331], Cameroon K000518441
    Maitland, T.D. [1331a], Cameroon K000518442

    Bibliography

    First published in 6: 153 (1961)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • in J.W. Afr. Sci. Assoc. 6: 153 (1961).

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Lisowski, Aster. Fl. Afr. Centr. 2: 441 (1991).
    • C.D. Adams in Flora of West Tropical Africa ed. 2, 2: 243 (1963).
    • C.D.Adams in J.W. Afr. Sci. Assoc. 6: 153 (1961).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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