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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central African Republic to N. Ethiopia and Mozambique.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FZ]

Tiliaceae, H. Wild. Flora Zambesiaca 2:1. 1963

Morphology General Habit
Annual up to 1·5 m. tall, very like T. annua but differing in its fruits, which have aculei about 120 in number not so conspicuously broadened at the base and densely setose-ciliate except in the upper third.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
The fruit body is also puberulous and not so deeply honeycombed.

[FTEA]

Tiliaceae, C. Whitehouse, M. Cheek, S. Andrews & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2001

Morphology General Habit
Annual or short-lived perennial, much resembling T. annua.
Diagnostic
Differing in the fruits which are densely covered in long simple hairs, obscuring the fruit body ( T. annua forma piligera very sparsely covered in hairs) and principally in the number of spines on each of the four fruit-valves (± 30 in T. trichocarpa, ± 20 in T. annua ).
Figures
Fig. 12/14–16 (p. 77).
Habitat
A weed of cultivation and in woodland; ± 1000 m
Distribution
T7 T8

Native to:

Cameroon, Central African Repu, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre

Triumfetta trichocarpa Hochst. ex A.Rich. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Schimper [1682], Ethiopia K000242051
Schimper [1204], Ethiopia K000242052
Schimper [1204], Ethiopia K000242055
Schimper [1683], Ethiopia K000242053
Schimper [1683], Ethiopia K000242054

First published in Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 84 (1847)

Accepted by

  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(2): 1-456. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1963). Flora Zambesiaca 2(1): 1-351. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.
  • Whitehouse, C., Cheek, M., Andrews, S. & Verdcourt, B. (2001). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Tiliaceae & Muntingiaceae: 1-120.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(2): 1-456. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1963). Flora Zambesiaca 2(1): 1-351. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A. Rich., Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 84 (1847).
  • Cufod., Enumeratio Plantarum Aethiopiae Spermatophyta (Supplement in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux.) p. 530 (1958).
  • K. Schum. in Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 265 (1895).
  • Mast. in Flora of Tropical Africa 1: 259 (1868).
  • R. Wilczek in Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi, 10: 52 (1963).
  • Sprague & Hutch. in Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 39: 269 (1909).
  • T.V. Jacobs in Phyton 61: 93, fig. 2/r (1997).
  • Vollesen in Fl. Eth. 2(2): 160, fig. 79.7/11 (1995).
  • Wild in Flora Zambesiaca 2: 76 (1963).

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