1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Triumfetta Plum. ex L.
      1. Triumfetta longicornuta Hutch. & M.B.Moss

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Kenya.

    [FTEA]

    Tiliaceae, C. Whitehouse, M. Cheek, S. Andrews & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2001

    Habit
    Low, erect shrub 36–60 cm tall; stems 4–6 mm thick, completely covered in long, subadpressed ferruginous hairs.
    Leaves
    Basal leaves rounded in outline, 4–7.5(–11.5) cm long, 5.5–12.5(–18) cm wide, deeply pedatifid, divided 9/10 of the way into 3–5 oblanceolate leaf-segments, each 3–6(–10) cm long, 1.5–3(–4.2) cm wide, tip acute to acuminate, margin serrate; thickly softly stellate-hairy above, thickly pubescent beneath; upper leaves becoming shallowly 3-lobed, then entire and ovate, reducing to 3 mm long, 2 mm wide below the terminal inflorescences; petiole 1.6–4.6 cm long, 2 mm thick, indumentum as the stem in basal leaves, upper leaves subsessile; stipules caducous, linear-lanceolate, 6–8 mm long, 1 mm wide.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences terminal on short branches at the shoot tip, cymes at tightly clustered nodes, (1–)3-flowered; peduncles 3–5 mm long; bracts 1–2, resembling the stipules; pedicels 2.5 mm long.
    Calyx
    Sepals linear-oblong, 1–1.4 cm long, 0.2–0.3 cm wide, thickly covered in long hairs outside, spur 4–5 mm long.
    Corolla
    Petals spathulate, 12 mm long, 4–7 mm wide, the claw as long as the blade, with a dense tuft of hairs at the margins 1 mm from the base; stamens 30–42; ovary covered inlong simple hairs.
    Fruits
    Fruit oblate, 17 mm long, 22 mm wide, covered in more than a hundred blunt, short, stout, inflexible bristles 2 mm long, each covered with interlocking tufts of long golden hairs.
    Figures
    Fig. 11/12–13 (p. 71).
    Habitat
    Glades in Juniperus forest or in wooded grassland; 1350–2150 m
    Distribution
    not known elsewhere K4

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    Distribution

    Triumfetta longicornuta Hutch. & M.B.Moss appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Lyne Watt, W. [1165], Kenya K000242049

    First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1928: 272 (1928)

    Accepted by

    • Whitehouse, C., Cheek, M., Andrews, S. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Tiliaceae & Muntingiaceae: 1-120.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Whitehouse, C., Cheek, M., Andrews, S. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Tiliaceae & Muntingiaceae: 1-120.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • T.V. Jacobs in Phyton 61: 89, fig. 1/j (1997).
    • Agnew, A.D.Q. & Agnew, S., Upland Kenya Wild Flowers, ed. 2: 95 (1994).
    • Hanid in A.D.Q. Agnew, Upland Kenya Wild Flowers p. 188 (1974).
    • Hutch. & M.B. Moss in Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Kew 1928: 272 (1928)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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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