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This species is accepted, and its native range is Ethiopia to Zambia.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Perennial (or annual?) herb with several stems from a woody rhizome, 15–45 cm high, occasionally with some stems decumbent and sending up vertical branches; stems cylindrical, silvery arachnoid-pubescent, often clothed in rather dense marcescent leaves proximally.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile, (narrowly) lanceolate, 2–5.5 cm long, 0.2–1 cm wide, base slightly auriculate, margins entire, apex acute and mucronate, green above with some remanants of arachnoid pubescence, densely silvery arachnoid-pubescent beneath.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula bright or lemon yellow, 5–7 mm long, 3–6 together in dense globose or subglobose cymes, these terminal, solitary or very few together on 3–22 cm long almost leafless peduncles; stalks of individual capitula 1–4 mm long; phyllaries ± 26, the outermost smallest, narrowly lanceolate, 3–6 mm long, 0.7–1 mm wide, apex acute to attenuate, green with purplish tips and with a white arachnoid pubescence, densest on the outermost phyllaries; receptacle convex to almost globose, slightly toothed.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Marginal florets in several series, 40–50, tube 2.2–3.5 mm long, ray 1.5–3 mm long, ± 0.3 mm wide, obtuse or with a tiny notch, erect or spreading, style 4–4.7 mm long; central florets 15–20, tube 3.5–4 mm long, sparsely pilose, lobes 0.5–0.8 mm long, glandular; anthers 1.8–1.9 mm long with a small triangular appendage; style 4.5–4.6 mm long with narrow almost linear papillose branches.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes cylindrical or slightly flattened ellipsoid, 1–1.7 mm long, pubescent; pappus of many white setae 4–4.7 mm long.
Habitat
Grassland, bushed grassland, scattered tree grassland, often in rocky sites; may be locally dominant on clay-rich loam; 1050–1950 m
Distribution
K3 K4 K6 T1 T2 U1

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Type
N1, “Adda- Gallah”, James & Thrupp s.n. (K holo.)
Morphology General Habit
Perennial (or annual?) herb with several stems from a woody rhizome, 15–45 cm high, occasionally with some stems decumbent and sending up vertical branches
Morphology Stem
Stems silvery cobwebby-pubescent, often clothed in rather dense marcescent leaves
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile, lanceolate, 2–5.5´0.2–1 cm, base slightly auriculate, densely silvery cobwebby-pubescent beneath
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Capitula 3–6 together in terminal long-stalked dense globose cymes; phyllaries lanceolate, 3–6 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Marginal florets yellow, in several series, 40–50, tube 2.2–3.5 mm long, ray 1.5–3 mm long; central florets yellow, 15–20, tube 3.5–4 mm long, lobes 0.5–0.8 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes cylindrical or slightly flattened ellipsoid, 1–1.7 mm long, pubescent; pappus of many white bristles 4–4.7 mm long.
Distribution
N1; Ethiopia, Kenya, N Uganda, N Tanzania
Ecology
Altitude range 1250–1700 m.
Vernacular
Foradi (Somali).

Native to:

Ethiopia, Somalia, Zambia

Nidorella pedunculata Oliv. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in : 319 (1888)

Accepted by

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

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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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/
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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