Chironia elgonensis Bullock

First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1932: 500 (1932)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Kenya to N. Zambia. It is an annual and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Boutique, R. (1972). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire-rwanda-Burundi), Gentianaceae: 1-56. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Launert, E. & Pope, G.V. (eds.) (1990). Flora Zambesiaca 7(4): 1-114. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Nemomissa, S. (2002). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Gentianaceae: 1-68.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A.D.Q. Agnew, Upland Kenya Wild Flowers p. 501, fig. on 502 (1974).
  • Agnew, A.D.Q. & Agnew, S., Upland Kenya Wild Flowers, ed. 2: 232, t. 100 (1994).
  • Boutique in Flore d'Afrique Centrale, Gentianaceae: 37 (1972).
  • Bullock in Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Kew 1932: 500 (1932).
  • Paiva & I. Nogueira in Flora Zambesiaca 7 (4): 35 (1990).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Lugard [21] Kenya K000195411 Holotype Yes
Lugard [21] Kenya K000195413 Unknown Type Material Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.; Taylor, P. [9249] Tanzania K:SPC-01089.000 No
Lugard [21] Kenya K000195412 Type Yes

Sources

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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

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

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0