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This species is accepted, and its native range is Malawi (Mt. Mulanje).

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

Morphology General Habit
An erect bushy suffrutescent perennial herb to c. 30 cm. tall from a woody rootstock.
Morphology Stem
Stems annual, 1 -several, herbaceous becoming somewhat woody below, leafy, branching above, puberulous, tomentose on young growth, glabrescent below; indumentum of ± patent flagelliform hairs.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, mostly subsessile, petiolate in larger leaves, mostly 5–21 x 1–6 cm., narrowly elliptic, tapering to an acute apex and a ± narrowly cuneate base, margins serrate with callose-tipped teeth, lamina sparsely pilose sometimes glabrescent, the hairs patent flagelliform with a bristle-like terminal cell.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula small, numerous in dense many-capitulate subglobose clusters; capitula mostly subsessile, or on stalks to c. 3 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Involucre
Involucres 4–6 x 3–5 mm., narrowly ellipsoid- or obovoid-campanulate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Phyllaries
Phyllaries appressed-imbricate, scarious-membranous with subhyaline margins, often minutely pectinate-ciliate about the apex, puberulous, soon glabrescent, sparsely glandular, the outer from c. 2 mm. long, the inner to c. 6 mm. long, ovate-oblong to lanceolate, ± abruptly narrowed or rounded mucronate to tapering-obtuse at the apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corollas purple or mauve, 6–8 mm. long, narrowly funnel-shaped, sparsely glandular, otherwise glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes pale-brown, 1.5–2 mm. long, narrowly obovoid-oblong, ± truncate at the apex with a distinct low rim, 4–5-ribbed, often c. 7-ribbed with the development of secondary ribs; ribs broad and low, separated by narrower dark-brown, densely gland-filled grooves, glabrous; pappus of a few very caducous barbellate setae to c. 2 mm. long.

Native to:

Malawi

Bothriocline milanjiensis (S.Moore) Wild & G.V.Pope appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 1993 Chapman, J.D. [7793], Malawi K000210105
May 1, 1987 Brass, L.J. [16747], Malawi K000210111
May 1, 1987 Brass, L.J. [16787], Malawi K000210110
May 1, 1987 Goodier, R. [280], Malawi K000210112
May 1, 1987 Chapman, J.D. [383], Malawi K000210115
May 1, 1987 Brass, L.J. [16518], Malawi K000210106
May 1, 1987 Burtt Davy, J. [2081], Malawi K000210107
May 1, 1987 Seagrief, S.C. [88262], Malawi K000210114
May 1, 1987 Brummitt, R.K. [12257], Malawi K000210108
May 1, 1981 Whyte, A. [s.n.], Malawi K000210118
Jan 1, 1975 Richards, H.M. [16670], Malawi K000210113
Jan 1, 1975 Purves, J.M. [91], Malawi K000210116
Jan 1, 1975 Jackson, G. [1978], Malawi K000210117
Jan 1, 1975 Pawek, J. [3783], Malawi K000210119
Chapman, J.D. [7954], Malawi K000210109

First published in Kirkia 10: 321 (1977)

Accepted by

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

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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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