1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Gutenbergia Sch.Bip.
      1. Gutenbergia adenocarpa Wech.

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

    [FZ]

    Compositae, G. V. Pope. Flora Zambesiaca 6:1. 1992

    Habit
    An erect slender to bushy annual herb, 30–60 cm. tall.
    Stem
    Stems sparingly to much branched, densely to sparsely softly appressed-puberulous, leafy often densely so with new shoots in leaf axils; indumentum of long-armed, T-shaped hairs.
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite, becoming alternate on upper stem and branches, sessile, 2–8 x 0.1–0.4 cm., linear, mucronate at the apex, widening somewhat and subauriculate at the base, at least in the upper leaves, ± revolute; upper surface sparsely weakly pilose to scabridulous, the hairs long-stalked T-shaped becoming rigid, lower surface whitish or silvery araneose-felted with short-stalked matted T-shaped hairs.
    Capitulum
    Capitula small, numerous, somewhat clustered; capitula stalks mostly 3–35 mm. long.
    Involucre
    Involucres 5–6 x 4–7 mm., obconic.
    Phyllaries
    Phyllaries many, membranous-scarious with broad somewhat hyaline margins, shortly acuminate to tapering pungent, often purple-tipped, finely lanate-pilose to glabrescent, the outer from c. 3 mm. long, subulate-lanceolate, the inner to c. 5.5 mm. long, narrowly oblong-lanceolate.
    Corolla
    Corollas purple, 5–6.5 mm. long, narrowly funnel-shaped, puberulous.
    Fruits
    Achenes polished brown, 1.0–1.5 mm. long, obovoid-oblong, faintly 4-angled, glabrous or sometimes glandular near the base; pappus 0.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Gutenbergia adenocarpa Wech. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 51(1-2): 106 (1981)

    Accepted by

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

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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