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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
Erect annual herb to 60 cm tall; stems almost glabrous, slightly mauve-tinged.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves petiolate; blade broadly reniform, 2–6.5 cm long, 3–7 cm wide, exauriculate, base cordate to cordate-subtruncate or broadly cuneate in upper leaves, margins shallowly sinuate-dentate, apex rounded, pilose beneath near base, otherwise glabrous; petiole slender, slightly mauve-tinged to purple, glabrous, 3–8.5 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula solitary, discoid, long-stalked; involucre cylindrical, 10–11 mm long, ± 7 mm in diameter; phyllaries 8, green, glabrous, 10–11 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets absent; disc florets bright orange to orange-yellow, 9–11 mm long, tube glabrous, lobes 3–3.5 mm long, those of the outer florets the longer.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes 6.5 mm long, slightly rostrate, shortly hairy; pappus 6–8 mm long.
Habitat
Dry woodland, edge of dry bushland; 950–1250 m
Distribution
T5 T7 not known elsewhere

Native to:

Tanzania

Emilia tenuipes C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Polhill [1262], Tanzania K000306776 holotype

First published in Kew Bull. 41: 914 (1986)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • C.Jeffrey in Kew Bulletin 41: 913 (1986).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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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