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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Central & E. Tropical Africa.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Erect annual herb 30–90(–120) cm tall; stems glabrous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile, oblanceolate, narrowly elliptic or almost linear, 2.4–13 cm long, 0.2–1 cm wide, base attenuate, margins subentire or minutely sinuate-dentate, apex obtuse, glabrous or almost so.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula 2 or more in lax corymbs, discoid; stalks of the individual capitula long, glabrous; involucre cylindrical, 5–7.5 mm long, 1.5–2.5 mm in diameter; phyllaries 7–13, usually 8, 4.5–7 mm long, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets absent; disc florets yellow or orange; corolla 5.7–8 mm long; tube glabrous; lobes 0.5–0.8 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes 2.2–3.4 mm long, angular, pubescent; pappus 4–6 mm long.

Native to:

Burundi, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

Emilia juncea Robyns appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 17: 104 (1943)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • C. Jeffrey in Kew Bulletin 41: 914 (1986).
  • Lisowski, Aster. Fl. Afr. Centr. 2: 395, t. 83 (1991).
  • Maquet in Fl. Rwanda 3: 646, fig. 200/4 (1985).
  • Robyns in Bulletin du Jardin Botanique de l'État a Bruxelles 17: 104 (1943).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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