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This species is accepted, and its native range is Ethiopia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Succulent semi-erect or scandent shrub; stems succulent, striate, glabrous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sub-succulent, oblanceolate, 3.7–5 cm long, 1–2 cm wide, attenuate into petioloid base, margins entire, apex obtuse, apiculate, glabrous, deciduous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula discoid, in few-headed terminal corymbs, with few axes; stalks of individual capitula stout; involucre cylindrical, 14–19 mm long, 5–12 mm in diameter; bracts of calyculus 1–3, lax, 2–4 mm long; phyllaries 8, 14–19 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets absent; disc florets yellow-green, corolla 16.5–21 mm long, tube glabrous, slightly expanded in upper part, lobes 1–1.3 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes unknown, but ovary 2 mm long, hairy; pappus 14.5–20 mm long.
Habitat
Degraded bushland; ± 1100 m
Distribution
K1 K2 U1

Native to:

Ethiopia

Kleinia negrii Cufod. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2002 Wilson, J. [312], Kenya K000311855
Jan 1, 2002 Gillett, J.B. [13522], Kenya K000311856

First published in Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 50: 113 (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: 925 (1986).
  • Cufod. in Nuov. Giorn. Bot. Ital. n.s. 50: 113 (1943).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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