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This species is accepted, and its native range is Nigeria to Eritrea and S. Tropical Africa.

[FTEA]

Ranunculaceae, E. Milne-Redhead & W. B. Turrill. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1952

Habit
An erect herb up to 1 m. or more tall, stems glabrous to densely pubescent in lower part, densely softly pubescent in upper part and inflorescence branches.
Leaves
Leaves variable in depth and width of segments of blades, generally cut two-thirds or more to base.
Inflorescences
Final inflorescence branches 0.4–1.5 cm. long.
Flowers
Flowers about 2.5 cm. diam.
Calyx
Sepals blue, violet, pinkish or almost white; spur stout, 0.7 cm. long, nearly or quite straight.
Carpels
Carpels and follicles 3, shortly and densely pubescent.
Habitat
Upland grassland and Brachystegia woodland, 1440–1800 m.
Distribution
T4 T7

[FZ]

Ranunculaceae, A. W. Exell and E. Milne-Redhead. Flora Zambesiaca 1:1. 1960

Habit
Erect perennial herb up to about 1 m. high with yellowish-pubescent stems and inflorescences.
Leaves
Leaves mostly arising from the base of the stem, often persisting after the inflorescences have died, lamina palmatisect, usually nearly to the base, segments acute, pubescent especially on the nerves; petioles of the lower leaves up to 15 cm. or more long.
Flowers
Flowers 2–2.5 cm. across.
Calyx
Sepals usually deep blue, more rarely violet, pinkish or white, pubescent; spur 0.5–0.8 cm. long, stout, almost straight.
Fruits
Follicles 3, shortly and densely pubescent.

[FWTA]

Ranunculaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

Habit
Erect herb, rather lax, to 4 ft. high.
Ecology
In grassland
Flowers
Flowers bright blue.

Native to:

Cameroon, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre

Delphinium dasycaulon Fresen. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 2003 Biye, E. [114], Cameroon K000541153
Dec 1, 2000 Munyenyembe, P. [763], Cameroon K000199991
Gregory, H. [214], Cameroon K000105504
Hepper, F.N. [2847], Cameroon K000105513
Meurillon, A. [1407], Cameroon K000105515
Bidgood, S. [5697], Tanzania K000468727
Tamajong, S. [FHI 22210], Cameroon K000105502
Tamajong, S. [FHI 22210], Cameroon K000105503
Lighava, M. [FHI 26257], Cameroon K000105511

First published in Mus. Senckenberg. 2: 272 (1837)

Accepted by

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(1): 1-532. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1994). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 1: 1-336. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
  • Exell, A.W. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1960). Flora Zambesiaca 1(1): 1-336. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Milne-Redhead, E. & Turrill, W.B. (1952). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Ranunculaceae: 1-23.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Turrill & Milne-Redhead F.T.E.A. Ranunc. 22.
  • -F.T.A 1: 11

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1994). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 1: 1-336. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
  • Exell, A.W. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1960). Flora Zambesiaca 1(1): 1-336. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • P. Staner & J. Léonard, Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi, 2: 168 (1951).
  • Oliv. in Flora of Tropical Africa 1: 11 (1868).
  • Fresen. in Mus. Senckenb. 2: 272 (1837).

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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