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

[FZ]

Compositae, G. V. Pope. Flora Zambesiaca 6:1. 1992

Morphology General Habit
An erect bushy suffrutescent herb to c. 1.5 m. tall from a woody rootstock.
Morphology Stem
Stems annual, herbaceous becoming somewhat woody below, leafy, branching above, puberulous; hairs short-stalked asymmetric T-shaped, or hairs with an excentric terminal cell.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite on lower stem, alternate above, subsessile or shortly petiolate in lower leaves; lamina 3.5–11 x 1.5–2.5 cm., lanceolate to narrowly elliptic, apex acute, base cuneate to rounded, margins coarsely serrate; upper surface puberulous, more densely so beneath, the hairs 1-armed T-shaped or flagelliform.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula small, numerous, ± densely clustered in corymbiform cymes; capitula stalks 0–5 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Involucre
Involucres 4–6 x 4 mm., broadly ovoid to cyathiform-campanulate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Phyllaries
Phyllaries rnembranous-scarious with subhyaline margins, minutely pectinate-ciliate about the apex, puberulous outside, appressed imbricate to diverging, the outer from c. 1 mm. long, the inner to c. 5 mm. long, ovate-lanceolate to oblong, the innermost lorate, apices shortly pungent and ± squarrose.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corollas purplish, c. 6 mm. long, narrowly funnel-shaped with a tubular lower portion, sparsely glandular.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes c. 1.2 mm. long, narrowly obovoid-oblong, with c. 5(7) low broad ribs, the ribs separated by narrower dark-brown densely gland-filled grooves, achenes rounded above with a shallow apical depression, glabrous; pappus of few very caducous barbellate setae to c. 2 mm. long.

Native to:

Mozambique

Bothriocline moramballae O.Hoffm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1975 Kirk, J. [s.n.], Mozambique K000272823 Unknown type material

First published in Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas, C: 403 (1895)

Accepted by

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

Flora Zambesiaca
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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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