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

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
An annual herb up to 6 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Orange-yellow flowers about 1 in. across
Ecology
In wet places in savanna.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
An erect bushy herb up to 6 ft. high
Morphology General Indumentum
Harshly hispid stems and leaves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flower-heads golden-yellow, up to 11/2 in. across.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A straggling annual herb up to 6 ft. or more high, with slender branches
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Orange-yellow flowers
Ecology
In low-lying savanna.

Native to:

Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Togo

Aspilia angustifolia Oliv. & Hiern appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 13, 1973 Lowe, J. [2757], Nigeria K000384114
May 5, 1970 Jackson, G. [223106], Nigeria K000384113
Jan 1, 1967 Hossain [37712], Ghana K000384111
Jan 1, 1965 Baikie [s.n.], Nigeria K000410309
May 26, 1953 Morton, J.K. [6295], Ghana K000384132
Barter [1007], Nigeria K000410310
Berhaut, R.P. [1271], Senegal K000410311
Howard, W.J. [948], Nigeria K000384112
Adams, C.D. [4029], Ghana K000384131
Adams, C.D. [3969], Ghana K000384130
Jaeger, P. [5226], Burkina Faso K000211637
s.coll. [574], Brazil Wedelia linearifolia K001030826
Nov 20, 1953 Morton, J.K. [8747], Ghana Aspilia mortonii K000232501 isotype
Andoh, J.E. [5214], Ghana Aspilia mortonii K000232502 syntype

First published in Fl. Trop. Afr. 3: 380 (1877)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Adams in Webbia 12: 241 (1956)
  • in F.T.A. 3: 380 (1877)

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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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