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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Mexico.
Roldana petasitis

[FTEA]

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

Note
Has been cultivated in Nairobi gardens.
Morphology General Habit
It is a shrubby herb with large lobed leaves to 20 cm wide, purple petioles
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Large inflorescences of discoid yellow capitula.

Native to:

Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast

Introduced into:

Azores, Canary Is., France, Italy, Jawa, Madeira, Mauritius, Mexico Central, New South Wales, Norfolk Is., Réunion, Sicilia, Spain, Victoria

Roldana petasitis (Sims) H.Rob. & Brettell appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Phytologia 27: 423 (1974)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Amith, J. & collaborators (2020). Nahuatl Learning Environment http://www.balsas-nahuatl.org/index.html.

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/
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Kew Science Photographs
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