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

[FTEA]

Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

Morphology General Habit
Slender herb at least 50 cm high; stems glabrous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves narrowly lanceolate, 3–8.5 cm long, 0.2–0.3 cm wide, attenuate at base and apex, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula 2–3, lax, discoid; stalks of the individual capitula glabrous; involucre cylindrical, 5 mm long, 4 mm in diameter; phyllaries 10, 4.5 mm long, glabrous but for the penicillate apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Disc florets mauve; corolla 5–6 mm long, lobes 1–1.2 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes 2 mm long, glabrous; pappus 4 mm long.
Habitat
Lakeside grassland; ± 1150 m
Distribution
known from only the type T4

Native to:

Tanzania

Emilia charlesii Kottaim. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bally, P.R.O. [7625], Tanzania Emilia flaccida K000306816 holotype

First published in Phytotaxa 436: 92 (2020)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Kew Backbone Distributions
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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0