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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania to DR Congo.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual or perennial herb; stems floccose-tomentose with shiny white hairs; stems ribbed.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile, lyrate-pinnate, to 5.5 cm long and 3 cm wide, the distal pinna large and to 3.5 cm long, the proximal pinnae 2–6, oblong and obtuse, to 1.5 cm long and 0.4 cm wide, the very lamina base auriculate, margins entire or dentate, hairy on both surfaces; distal leaves becoming entire.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula in terminal subcorymbose inflorescences; phyllaries 2-seriate, ± equal, lanceolate, to 1.5 mm long, obtuse, ciliate; receptacle convex, tuberculate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Female florets yellow, 3-seriate, ± 1.7 mm long, tube ventricose, 3–4-toothed, sparsely glandular; central florets with reddish lobes, sparsely glandular; anthers 0.4 mm long with obtuse triangular appendage, style with short branches.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes yellow, subcylindrical, 0.8–1 mm long, sparsely pilose.
Habitat
No habitat given; ± 500 m
Distribution
T7

Native to:

Tanzania, Zaïre

Grauanthus parviflorus Fayed appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 15: 486 (1979)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Fayed in Mitt. Bot. Staats., München 15: 486 (1979).

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