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

[FWTA]

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

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

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

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
Rowland, Nigeria K000251717
Maitland, T.D. [1589], Cameroon K000027698

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.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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