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  1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Launaea Cass.
      1. Launaea nana (Baker) Chiov.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & S. Africa.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A perennial herb with leafless flowering shoots a few inches high from a thick laticiferous rhizome
    Florets
    Florets yellow, often tinged reddish.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Launaea nana (Baker) Chiov. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 1, 1991 Hepper, F.N. [2013], Cameroon K000027696
    Maitland, T.D. [1589], Cameroon K000027698
    Rowland, Nigeria K000251717

    Bibliography

    First published in Res. Sci. Somalia Ital. 1: 108 (1916)

    Accepted by

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

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    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.
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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