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This species is accepted, and its native range is DR Congo to Angola.

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
A subaquatic perennial herb.
Morphology Stem
Stems creeping-decumbent and rooting at the nodes, long slender and much branched, leafy, sparsely puberulous or glabrous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, sessile, mostly 10–25 x 0.5–1.5 mm., linear, semi-fleshy, sparsely appressed puberulous to glabrous, gland-pitted.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula solitary, terminal on erect branch-ends, borne 7–15 cm. above the water.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Involucre
Involucres 4–5 x 5–6(8) mm., broadly obconic.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Phyllaries
Phyllaries subequal, usually purplish, sparsely puberulous outside, margins subhyaline and sparsely ciliate, the outer from c. 2 mm. long, the remainder c. 4 mm. long, lanceolate-oblong, subobtuse.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Receptacle
Receptacular paleae sometimes present near the receptacle margins.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corollas mauve, exserted, 4–6 mm. long, narrowly funnel-shaped, minutely glandular otherwise glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes (immature) 1.2–1.8 mm. long, narrowly subcylindric-obovoid, ?5–8-ribbed, narrowly grooved between the ribs; pappus absent.

Native to:

Angola, Zambia, Zaïre

Bothriocline monocephala (Hiern) Wild & G.V.Pope appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Kirkia 10: 319 (1977)

Accepted by

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

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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/
© 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 2021. 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