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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mozambique.

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
An erect annual herb or subshrub to c. 1.2 m. tall.
Morphology Stem
Stems leafy, sparsely laxly branched above, ± densely pilose-pubescent to glabrescent; indumentum of large whitish patent flagelliform hairs usually intermixed on the upper stem with smaller somewhat crispate flagelliform hairs.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, sessile, mostly 3–15 x 0.3–1.3 cm., linear-oblanceolate, the uppermost narrowly triangular, tapering to a narrowly subobtuse mucronate apex, ± broadly auriculate below, margins serrate; upper surface, margins and midribs below with large white multicellular hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula few to many, laxly corymbiform cymose; capitula stalks 0.1–6 cm. longwith leaf-like bracts.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Involucre
Involucres 10–12 x 6–10(15) mm., campanulate-cyathiform, later somewhat spreading.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Phyllaries
Phyllaries scarious with subhyaline margins, obscurely 3–5-nerved, sparsely glandular, otherwise glabrous, from c. 2 mm. long outside to c. 11 mm. long inside, lanceolate to lanceolate-acuminate, tapering to a ± pungent or short bristle-tip.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Receptacle
Receptacle shallowly alveolate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corollas white or mauve, 8–10 mm. long, narrowly funnel-shaped, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes 1.4–2 mm. long, narrowly oblong-obovoid, rounded at the apex with a small apical depression, low and broadly 4–6-ribbed with narrower dark-brown, densely gland-filled grooves in between; pappus absent.

Native to:

Mozambique

Bothriocline steetziana 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