1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Gutenbergia Sch.Bip.
      1. Gutenbergia fruticosa (O.Hoffm.) C.Jeffrey

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

    Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

    Habit
    Shrub; stems distally densely leafy, densely finely tomentose.
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, elliptic to slightly ovate, 2-4 cm long, 0.6-1.4 cm wide, base cuneate, margins entire, apex acute, sparsely finely tomentose and glabrescent above, densely whitish crispate-tomentose beneath, main veins ending in glands.
    Capitulum
    Capitula in rather dense terminal corymbiform compound cymes to 3 cm long; stalks of individual capitula densely tomentose; involucre ovoid-cylindrical, 3.5-5 mm in diameter at flowering time; phyllaries 3-seriate, purple-margined and with dark tips, ovate, 3-7 mm long, shortly pungent.
    Flowers
    Corolla densely pubescent on lobes and upper part of tube, 6-7 mm long, sparsely glandular, lobes 2.5-3 mm long.
    Fruits
    Achenes (immature) turbinate, 2 mm long, ribbed, with a few hairs on the ribs at the apex, otherwise glabrous; pappus of ± 15 narrowly triangular, basally slightly connate, laciniate scales 1-2 mm long.
    Habitat
    Unknown; presumably above 2500 m
    Distribution
    T7 known only from the type

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Gutenbergia fruticosa (O.Hoffm.) C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Goetze, W. [966], Tanzania K000272752 isotype

    First published in Kew Bull. 43(2): 251 (1988)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • C. Jeffrey in Kew Bulletin 43: 251 (1988).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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