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

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A hispid slender-stemmed perennial herb 1-2 ft. high, often branching near the ground
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flower-heads 3/4-1 in. across
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Ligules yellow
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pappus-bristles early caducous.

Native to:

Burkina, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, Senegal

Lipotriche gambica (Hutch. & Dalziel) Orchard appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Hayes, T.R. [586], Gambia Melanthera gambica K000410457

First published in Nuytsia 23: 383 (2013)

Accepted by

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

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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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