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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Tropical Africa to Sudan.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A glandular-pubescent, erect or diffuse annual herb 1-2 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers pale red in heads about 1/3 in. across.

Native to:

Burkina, Cameroon, Chad, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan

Sphaeranthus angustifolius DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 24, 1934 Lely, H.V. [149], Nigeria K000274136 Unknown type material
Kotschy [209], Sudan K000274153

First published in Prodr. 5: 370 (1836)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Prod. 5: 370 (1836)
  • Ross-Craig in Hook. Ic. Pl., ser. 5, 6: 56, t. 3513A.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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/
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