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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mali to Cameroon and Zimbabwe.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
An annual herb 1-3 ft. high with glabrous, whitish stems
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers purple in depressed-globose heads about 1/3 in. across.

Native to:

Cameroon, Mali, Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Sphaeranthus talbotii S.Moore appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Talbot, W.A. [1004], Cameroon K000274133 Unknown type material

First published in : 303 (1912)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Ross-Craig in Hook. Ic. Pl., ser. 5, 6: 65, t. 3516B.
  • in Cat. Talb. 56 (1913)
  • in Macleod Chiefs & Cities Centr. Afr. 303 (1912)

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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