1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Dendrosenecio (Hauman ex Hedberg) B.Nord.
      1. Dendrosenecio elgonensis (T.C.E.Fr.) E.B.Knox

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Uganda to Kenya (Mt. Elgon).

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Upright, polycarpic plant to 8 m tall, with trunk to 50 cm in diameter; pith 2.5–5 cm in diameter; stem with densely packed leaf-rosettes of 30–50 leaves, with no internode elongation; cloaked with marcescent foliage or at least covered with retained leaf-bases for 1–3 m below the leaf-rosettes.
    Branches
    Branching sparse to dense; spreading.
    Leaves
    Leaf lamina elliptic or cordate, to 97 cm long and 32 cm wide, with lower portion of leaf constricted, hair cushion present on upper leaf-base, sometimes extending along upper midvein, lower surface glabrous or with a dense indumentum, villose along lower midvein.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence broadly paniculate to 120 cm tall, 80 cm in diameter; capitula pendulous or presented horizontally.
    Florets
    Ray florets 11–13, to 24 mm long, or absent; disc florets 40–130.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kenya, Uganda

    Dendrosenecio elgonensis (T.C.E.Fr.) E.B.Knox appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 19: 244 (1993)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • E.B.Knox in Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 19: 244 (1993).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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/
    © 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 2019. 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