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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. DR Congo to Rwanda.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Upright, polycarpic plant to 9 m tall, with trunk to 50 cm in diameter; pith to 2 cm in diameter; stem with densely packed leaf-rosettes of 10–30 leaves, with no internode elongation; covered with retained leaf-bases for 1–3 m below the leaf-rosettes.
    Growth
    Frequent reproduction yields densely branched, spreading plants that regularly attain five or more reproductive cycles.
    Leaves
    Leaf lamina oblanceolate, to 67 cm long and 26 cm wide, hair cushion present or absent on upper leaf-base, lower surface glabrous or sparsely pubescent to densely lanate, villose along lower midvein.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence narrowly pyramidal to 100 cm tall, 40 cm in diameter; capitula pendulous or presented horizontally.
    Florets
    Ray florets 9–14, to 22 mm long; disc florets 35–120.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Rwanda, Zaïre

    Dendrosenecio erici-rosenii (R.E.Fr. & T.C.E.Fr.) E.B.Knox appears in other Kew resources:

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