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This species is accepted, and its native range is Ethiopia to Kenya.

[FTEA]

Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

Morphology General Habit
Procumbent woody herb or shrub with trailing branches to 3 m long; branches white-villous or pubescent.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves aromatic, silvery grey, sessile, spatulate, 0.6–2.5 cm long, 0.5–1.5 cm wide, base attenuate, margins serrate to almost lobed, apex acute, villous, glandular.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula solitary, terminal on short shoots, subsessile; phyllaries ovate to narrowly ovate, 3–6 mm long, 1–2 mm wide, acute, pilose distally.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Florets mauve; outer florets 20–40, in several series, tube 3.5–4 mm long, lobes 0.2–0.3 mm long; style 3.7–5 mm long with long filiform branches; inner florets 13–17, with almost cylindrical tube 4.5–5 mm long, lobes 0.8–1.2 mm long, anthers 1.8–2 mm long, style 5.5–6 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes triangular or flattened, 1.3–1.6 mm long, 3-ribbed, sparsely pilose; pappus of few (usually 1 in the outer florets, 3–4 in the inner ones) white barbellate bristles 2–4 mm long.
Figures
Fig. 76 (page 367).
Habitat
Lakeshores, dry river-beds, edges of pans and waterholes; on gravel, sand or clay, occasionally on saline soil; may form large patches; 350–600 m
Distribution
K1 K2

Native to:

Ethiopia, Kenya

Delamerea procumbens S.Moore appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bally, P.R.O. [B12554], Kenya K000312278
Modha, M.L. [15], Kenya K000312280
Hemming, C.F. [332], Kenya K000312283
Mathew, B. [6855], Kenya K000312284
Champion, A.M. [T319], Kenya K000312285
Padwa, J.H. [163], Kenya K000312277
Martin, W.N.R. [288], Kenya K000312274
Mwangangi, O.M. [1047], Kenya K000312282
Martin, W.N.R. [114], Kenya K000312286
Newbould, J.B. [7358], Kenya K000312279
Padwa, J.H. [163], Kenya K000312275
Martin, W.N.R. [114], Kenya K000312287
Herlocker, D. [H301], Kenya K000312276
Faden, R.B. [71/362], Kenya K000312281

First published in J. Bot. 38: 457 (1900)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • S. Moore in Journal of Botany 38: 457, t. 416/a (1900).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0