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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
An erect annual herb a few inches to 18 in. or more high
Morphology Roots
Soft, thick whitish roots
Morphology Stem
Slightly angled stems
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Florets mauve or bluish-purple in thistle-like heads
Ecology
In damp grassy flats.

Native to:

Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone

Adelostigma senegalensis Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
K000273981

First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 12: t. 1144 (1873)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Chev. Bot. 364.
  • F.T.A. 3: 320
  • in Hook. Ic. Pl. 12: t. 1144 (1876)

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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