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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 45–80 cm tall; stems almost glabrous.
Morphology Leaves
Stem leaves sessile, lanceolate to oblanceolate (in the lower) or oblong, 3–10 cm long, 0.4–2 cm wide, base auriculate and semi-amplexicaul, margins subentire, apex obtuse to subacute, apiculate, almost glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula solitary, long-stalked, discoid; stalk glabrous, swollen beneath the capitulum; involucre broadly cylindrical, 6.5–8.5 mm long, 4–12 mm in diameter; phyllaries 8–9, 6–8.5 mm long, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets absent; disc florets bright orange or yellow; corolla 8–8.2 mm long, lobes 2 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes 1.6–2.4 mm long, shortly hairy; pappus 3.5–4.5 mm long.
Habitat
Sedge or grass swamp, or grassland on black clay; 1050–1300 m
Distribution
not known elsewhere T2 T5

Native to:

Tanzania

Emilia cenioides C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Richards, H.M. [25360], Tanzania K000306774 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: 914 (1986).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East 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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