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

[FWTA]

Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
An erect perennial herb with striate stems up to 4 or 5 ft. high
Morphology Leaves
Leaves softly whitish-tomentose beneath
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Florets bright red
Ecology
In savanna.

Native to:

Angola, Congo

Pleiotaxis newtonii O.Hoffm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 1, 1966 Gossweiler [14209], Angola Pleiotaxis paucinervia K000252307 holotype

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 537 (1893)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Berhaut Fl. Sén. 175, 203.
  • Chev. Bot. 377
  • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 15: 537 (1893)

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