Genus:
Bidens L.

Bidens asperata (Hutch. & Dalziel) Sherff

This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Cameroon.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A perennial herb up to about 10 ft. high with thick ribbed stems
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Deep yellow flower-heads 3 in. across
Ecology
In hill grassland and open savanna woodland.

Native to:

Cameroon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone

Bidens asperata (Hutch. & Dalziel) Sherff appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1983 Chevalier, A. [20554], Guinea K000410548 holotype

First published in Bot. Gaz. 93: 220 (1932)

Accepted by

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

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

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

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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