1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Brachythrix Wild & G.V.Pope
      1. Brachythrix malawiensis (Wild & G.V.Pope) G.V.Pope

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

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

    Habit
    This species is very similar to B. glomerata (Mattf.) C. Jeffrey, but differs from it in the following features: Leaves narrowly oblong-elliptic, densely grey-felted on the lower surface; the hairs of the leaf lower surface short-stalked T-shaped consisting of a 1–2-celled stalk bearing an elongate transverse terminal cell with long-tapering matted arms, the indumentum ± obscuring the lax prominent venation.
    Phyllaries
    Phyllaries linear-lanceolate, subequal or the outer phyllaries 5–7 mm. long, mostly more than half as long as the involucre, their apices finely tapering, subulate.

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    Distribution

    Brachythrix malawiensis (Wild & G.V.Pope) G.V.Pope appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Apr 1, 2002 Phillips, E. [925], Malawi K000285711
    Jul 1, 1987 Brummitt, R.K. [16201], Malawi K000285712
    Jul 1, 1987 Richards, H.M. [14373], Malawi K000285714 holotype
    Jul 1, 1987 Simon, B.K. [1754], Malawi K000285713

    First published in Kew Bull. 45(4): 698 (1990)

    Accepted by

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

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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