1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Anisopappus Hook. & Arn.
      1. Species: Anisopappus chinensis Hook. & Arn.
        1. Anisopappus chinensis subsp. africanus (Hook.f.) S.Ortiz & Paiva

        This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa, Madagascar.

    [FWTA]

    Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    A robust herb up to 4 ft. high with striate pubescent pithy stems
    Inflorescences
    Yellow flower-heads about 1 in. across
    Ecology
    In savanna woodland or montane grassland.
    [FWTA]

    Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    An erect perennial herb 1-3 ft. high
    Florets
    Yellow ray-arid disk-florets in few heads
    Ecology
    In rough open grassland or savanna woodland.
    [FWTA]

    Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    A straggling or erect bushy herb up to 3 ft. high
    Flowers
    Bright yellow flowers
    Ecology
    In montane grassland.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Anisopappus chinensis subsp. africanus (Hook.f.) S.Ortiz & Paiva appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1962 Baum, H. [801], Angola Anisopappus gracilis K000410175
    Baum, H. [877], Angola Anisopappus gracilis K000410174
    Jan 1, 1962 Schweinfurth, G. [3876], Sudan Anisopappus africanus K000410188
    Jan 1, 1962 Schweinfurth, G. [3897], Sudan Anisopappus africanus K000410189
    Jan 1, 1949 Brenan, J.P.M. [9384A], Cameroon Anisopappus africanus K000052066
    Jan 1, 1949 Brenan, J.P.M. [9384], Cameroon Anisopappus africanus K000052067
    Brenan, J.P.M. Anisopappus africanus 16270.000
    Hepper, F.N. [2006], Cameroon Anisopappus africanus K000052070
    Maitland, T.D. [263], Cameroon Anisopappus africanus K000052075
    Bauer, P.J. [127], Cameroon Anisopappus africanus K000052065
    Hedberg, O. [93135], Cameroon Anisopappus africanus K000087422
    Buchwald, J. [221], Tanzania Anisopappus africanus K000410187
    Dunlap [202], Cameroon Anisopappus africanus K000052071
    Migeod, F. W. H. [213], Cameroon Anisopappus africanus K000052068
    Brunt, M.A. [899], Cameroon Anisopappus africanus K000052072
    Madagascar Anisopappus chinensis var. dentatus K000410273 Unknown type material
    Last, J.T. [s.n.], Mozambique Anisopappus chinensis var. dentatus K000410170
    Welwitsch [3985], Angola Anisopappus chinensis var. dentatus K000410169 Unknown type material
    Schatz, G.E. [4074], Madagascar Anisopappus chinensis var. dentatus K000546022
    Madagascar Anisopappus chinensis var. dentatus K000410274 Unknown type material
    Baron, R. [4743], Madagascar Anisopappus chinensis var. dentatus K000410272 Unknown type material
    Hildebrandt, J.M. [3890], Madagascar Anisopappus chinensis var. dentatus K000410275 Unknown type material
    Buchanan, J. [657], Malawi Anisopappus chinensis var. dentatus K000410171 Unknown type material
    Harris, T. [182], Mozambique Anisopappus chinensis var. dentatus K000613257

    First published in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 117(1): 44 (1995)

    Accepted by

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

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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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/
    © 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/
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