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

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
An erect annual herb up to about 1 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Yellow flower-heads 1 in. across
Ecology
In hill grassland.

Native to:

Guinea, Nigeria

Bidens occidentalis (Hutch. & Dalziel) Mesfin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1989 unknown [18986] K000410546 lectotype
Jan 1, 1989 Lely, H.V. [383], Nigeria K000410547 Unknown type material

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 4: 744 (1985)

Accepted by

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

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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