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

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
An annual herb 2-3 ft. high with pilose stems
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Florets bright purple
Ecology
In low-lying savanna grassland.

Native to:

Ghana, Ivory Coast

Crassocephalum baoulense (A.Chev.) Milne-Redh. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Chevalier, A. [B22259], Ivory Coast K000306761

First published in Kew Bull. 5: 377 (1951)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Adams in J.W. Aft. Sci. Assoc. 2: 62 (1956).
  • in Kew Bull. 5: 377 (1951)

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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