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

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Erect and shrubby up to about 4 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
White, pale blue or mauve florets in clustered heads 1/4 in. across.

Native to:

Cameroon, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone

Bothriocline schimperi Oliv. & Hiern ex Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2004 Onana, J.-M. [588], Cameroon K000198548
Jan 1, 2004 Biye, E. [24], Cameroon K000198547
Chipp, T.F. [92], Sudan K000272790 Unknown type material
Schimper [1497], Ethiopia K000272792
Schimper [1497], Ethiopia K000272793 Unknown type material
Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 28330], Cameroon K000051462
Ash [1469], Ethiopia Erlangea schimperi 35802.000

First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 12: 30 (1873)

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
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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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