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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Succulent perennial herb 75–140 cm high; stems often much branched, concolorous, glaucous when young.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves succulent, sessile, obovate to oblanceolate, 8–17 cm long, 2–6 cm wide, cuneate or attenuate into a petioloid base, margins entire, apex rounded, minutely obtusely apiculate, glabrous, glaucous at least when young.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula discoid, numerous in large lax spreading terminal paniculiform bracteolate glaucous cymes, nodding; involucre cylindrical, slightly contracted just below the apex, 11–18 mm long, 10–11 mm in diameter; bracts of calyculus few, lax, ovate or lanceolate, 7–8 mm long; phyllaries 7–9 or 13, usually 8, glaucous, tinged purple, 11–20 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets absent; disc florets orange, dull orange-yellow or yellow, with strong musty odour, corolla 10–18 mm long, tube glabrous, expanded above the middle, lobes 1–1.3 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes glabrous, 6.5 mm long; pappus 7.5–11 mm long.
Habitat
Wooded grassland, rocky sites, rock faces; 1050–2200 m
Distribution
not known elsewhere T1 T3 T5 T6

Native to:

Tanzania

Kleinia amaniensis A.Berger appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bally, P.R.O. [B.1423], Tanzania 4757.000
Bally, P.R.O., Tanzania 5052.000
Bally, P.R.O., Tanzania 54469.000

First published in : 384 (1910)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A.Berger, Stapel. und Klein.: 384 (1910).
  • Bally in Journ. E.A. Nat. Hist. Soc. 18: 127 (1946).
  • C. Jeffrey in Kew Bulletin 41: 927 (1986).
  • P. Halliday, Noteworthy sp. Kleinia, in Hookers Ic. Pl. 29 (4): 17, t. 3877 (1988).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
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
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