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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
Weakly erect herb ± 40 cm high; stems glabrous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile, narrowly oblong to linear, 1–5.2 cm long, 0.1–0.5 cm wide, base attenuate, margins entire, apex attenuate, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula 1–2 in lax terminal corymbs, long-stalked, discoid; stalks of the individual capitula glabrous or minutely puberulous below the capitulum; involucre cylindrical, 6.5 mm long, 1.5–2 mm in diameter; phyllaries 8, green, glabrous or sparsely puberulous, 6 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Disc florets orange; corolla 7–7.3 mm long, tube glabrous, lobes 1.2–2.2 mm long, those of the outer florets the larger.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes 2 mm long, glabrous; pappus 4.5–5 mm long.
Habitat
Marsh; 1650 m
Distribution
T4 known from only the type

Native to:

Tanzania

Emilia tenuis C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Richards, H.M. [8491], Tanzania K000306768 holotype
Richards, H.M. [8491], Tanzania K000306769 holotype

First published in Kew Bull. 41: 915 (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: 915 (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/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0